News & Updates
PUBLIC WARNING - Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd in Queensland; Belal Dassouki; or any entity associated with Belal Dassouki or Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd
The QBCC is urging consumers, contractors and suppliers to be cautious in any dealings with Belal Dassouki; Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd in Queensland; or any entity associated with Belal Dassouki or Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd.
Our online portal myQBCC will be unavailable from 7pm to 11pm on Thursday 26 July
We'll be working on some of our online systems during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
In January 2018, the QBCC received a complaint about the ‘Portable Pool Fence Starter Kit’ Product number SKU 42270, sold by Clark Rubber online and in stores around Australia. After investigating the product, the QBCC determined that it failed Queensland’s Pool Safety Standards, and was a non-conforming building product under the QBCC Act. Read more.
Licence holders are now permitted to perform the similar range of electrical work currently permitted on all other types of water heaters.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) has recently shared information with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) about sub-standard installation of safety-critical fasteners in concrete substrates.
If your property has been affected by the flooding in North Queensland, the QBCC has a number of fact sheets and publications with information to help you. See Rebuilding after a natural disaster.
Project bank accounts on some Queensland government construction projects have begun.
We give you tips about retaining wall maintenance as well as solutions for when things go wrong.
Real estate agents, landlords, pool safety inspectors and unfenced inflatable pools are all the focus of a compliance crackdown this summer swimming season.
Notifiable work resources
We want to increase awareness about Notifiable Work and have developed some resources to help plumbers, home owners and real estate agents - see Notifiable work resources for more information.