News & Updates

Update to QBCC Regulation

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2018 came into effect on 1 September 2018. The new regulation replaces the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2003, reflecting current drafting standards and removing obsolete provisions.

Posted 03.Sep.2018

Safer buildings for Queensland

The Queensland Government recently amended the Building Regulation 2006 bringing in new safety laws in Queensland. From 1 October 2018 Building Owners may be required to register their buildings and complete the combustible cladding checklist.

Posted 20.Aug.2018

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.

Posted 27.Jul.2018

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.

Posted 25.Jul.2018

Plumbers holding restricted electrical work licences can now work heat pumps

Licence holders are now permitted to perform the similar range of electrical  work currently permitted on all other types of water heaters. 

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Posted 16.Apr.2018

Installation of safety-critical fasteners attracts attention

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.

Posted 20.Mar.2018

Rebuilding after a natural disaster

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.

Posted 12.Mar.2018

Project bank accounts begin

Project bank accounts on some Queensland government construction projects have begun.

Posted 02.Mar.2018

Retaining walls

We give you tips about retaining wall maintenance as well as solutions for when things go wrong.

Posted 19.Jan.2018

Targeted pool compliance crackdown this summer

Real estate agents, landlords, pool safety inspectors and unfenced inflatable pools are all the focus of a compliance crackdown this summer swimming season.

Posted 10.Jan.2018

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