News & Updates

Cairns building audit reveals minimal offending

A recent blitz at more than 100 Cairns work sites found only three instances of unlicensed contracting

Posted 02.Apr.2015

PAS up and running again

The Plumbing Application Service (PAS) is fixed and up and running again. 


Posted 31.Mar.2015

Cyclone-affected home owners warned about unlicensed contractors

Home owners in cyclone-affected central Queensland are warned to only use licensed contractors for repairs.

Posted 04.Mar.2015

$10,250 in fines for unlicensed fire-protection work at community centre

A company and one of its employees have been fined a total of $10,250 for offences relating to the unlawful installation of fire protection at a Brisbane community centre.

Posted 26.Feb.2015

Advice for Tropical Cyclone Marcia

Find out where to get help and download useful guides to help you rebuild.

Posted 20.Feb.2015

$350,000 in fines avoided in plumbing amnesty

A Brisbane plumber has been spared potential fines of $350,000.

Posted 19.Feb.2015

Unlicensed operators nabbed in Gold Coast building sting

A building compliance sting on the Gold Coast has resulted in a number of fines and ongoing investigations into suspected unlicensed building work.

Posted 18.Feb.2015

Irish gang member convicted of unlicensed contracting

A reported member of an Irish gang has been fined $8,000 for unlicensed contracting.

Posted 17.Feb.2015

Pool safety compliance compulsory

From 30 November, all Queensland swimming pools will be required to meet a new, swimming pool-barrier standard.

Posted 12.Feb.2015

Smart forms offer speed, choice and flexibility

We've launched new, simpler online 'smart' forms for building industry members and homeowners.

Posted 05.Feb.2015


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