News & Updates

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

PUBLIC WARNING – Mr Zac Mar / MR Lifestyle Constructions Pty Ltd / TS Home Services Pty Ltd

We urge consumers, contractors and suppliers to exercise extreme caution in dealings with Mr Zac Mar, MR Lifestyle Constructions Pty Ltd and TS Home Services Pty Ltd.

Posted 29.Jun.2016

Rockhampton building blitz nabs 11 suspected offenders

A compliance blitz at 53 building sites in the Rockhampton area has seen eight people fined and two others under investigation for suspected unlicensed building work.

Posted 24.Jun.2016

Risk of pipe damage with solar panel installation

QBCC has received a complaint about plumbing pipework being interfered with by unlicensed tradespeople during installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels. 

Posted 24.Jun.2016

$7,000 in fines for unlicensed building work

A southeast Queensland man has been fined $7,000 for performing unlicensed building activity, following court action by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

Posted 23.Jun.2016


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