News & Updates

Media Release: Mar threatened with prison time

Zlatko Mar (also known as Zak Mar and Zac Mar) and associated companies, MR Lifestyle Constructions Pty Ltd and TS Home Services Pty Ltd, were fined a total of $300,000 for unlawful building work and other offences committed in Bribie Island and surrounding areas.

Posted 21.Feb.2017

Plumbing Application Service (PAS) log in issue

If you're still experiencing issues logging into PAS, please email giving us your email address, user name and occupational licence number. We'll send you an email confirming your access once we have re-set your password.

Posted 10.Feb.2017

Immediate review of building industry financial reporting

The financial-reporting requirements for members of the building industry will be immediately reviewed amid harsh criticism that a policy introduced by the previous QBC Board has weakened the industry regulator's effectiveness in monitoring the financial health of its licensees.

Posted 08.Feb.2017

Public warning - Onpoint Construction Pty Ltd

We urge contractors, suppliers and consumers to be cautious in their dealings with Onpoint Construction Pty Ltd.

Posted 06.Jan.2017

QBCC to keep eagle-eye on suspected illegal phoenixing

We will be keeping a watchful eye on suspected illegal phoenixing activity in the wake of the collapse of the builder Cullen Group Australia Pty Ltd.

Posted 06.Jan.2017

Changes to Home Warranty Scheme for multiple dwellings and duplexes

Additional changes to notional pricing as part of the Queensland Home Warranty Scheme have now been introduced (effective from 2 December, 2016) to make premiums fairer for those who own apartments and units, and for those who do work for them.

Posted 07.Dec.2016

Queensland Home Warranty Scheme reforms from 28 October 2016

Do the changes impact you? 

Posted 30.Oct.2016

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


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