News & Updates

Service Outage this weekend from 5:30pm Friday

Due to a system outage, all online services will be unavailable from 5:30pm Friday 28 October until 7am Monday 31 October. You will be unable to make insurance or renewal payments, update your details or register for Find a Local Contractor during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Posted 27.Oct.2016

New location brings improved services for local building industry

Our new Customer Service Centre at Toowoomba has improved facilities for home owners and building industry participants.

Posted 07.Sep.2016

Total fines for shed masterminds close to $270,000

Paul De Bruin, Johnathan Melein, and their companies, LBM Projects Pty Ltd and DMV Ipswich Pty Ltd, were fined close to $270,000 for unlawful building work and other related offences in Southeast Queensland.

Posted 26.Aug.2016

Warning about risks in unlicensed building work

The building industry regulator has warned the public about using unlicensed entities, after four companies were collectively fined more than $40,000 for unlicensed building work services and other offences. 

Posted 16.Aug.2016

Toowoomba Service Centre systems issues

QBCC’s Toowoomba Customer Service Centre is currently experiencing technical issues with telephone and internet.

Posted 15.Aug.2016

New location for QBCC Toowoomba office

Our Toowoomba office is relocating to 200 Hume Street on Friday 12 August.

Posted 11.Aug.2016

New Assistant Commissioner to head plumbing regulation

Esther Blest, a senior member of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), has been appointed Assistant Commissioner Service Trades Division of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).

Posted 04.Aug.2016

Ipswich shed masterminds nabbed in Dayboro

Paul De Bruin, Johnathan Melein, LBM Projects Pty Ltd and DMV Ipswich Pty Ltd were recently fined $67,000 for unlicensed building activity in Dayboro.

Posted 28.Jul.2016

Scheduled maintenance this Wednesday 27 July

We will be conducting essential maintenance on a number of systems this Wednesday. As a result, online services will be intermittently unavailable between 10pm and midnight.

Posted 26.Jul.2016

Plumbing and electrical safety checks a priority

We recently joined forces with the Electrical Safety Office (ESO) to audit plumbing, drainage and electrical safety at 35 Brisbane and Sunshine Coast construction sites.

Posted 06.Jul.2016


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