Roof restorations

Is Insurance Payable? (for contracts entered into prior to 28th October 2016): 

Building work for a roof, other than cleaning or painting, is insurable work.
 
Cleaning or painting of the roof, in isolation, is not insurable work. However, if the work is carried out under a contract that includes over $3300 of primary building work (for example, a contract which includes roof repair work and repointing valued at over $3300) it is insurable under the main contract.
 
Reason: Building work that affects the structural performance of a residence, part of a residence or its related roofed building, is insurable work under the legislation (including roof or wind loading) (Section 11(2)(b) Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2003).
 
Building work for the replacement of a roof in a residence or its related roofed building is insurable work under the legislation. (Section 11 (2) (c) Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2003).

Is Insurance Payable? (for contracts entered into on or after 28th October 2016): 

Building work for a roof (including painting) is insurable work if over the insurable value of $3300. Work of this nature of a value of $3300 or less is also insurable work if carried out under a contract that includes primary insurable work (valued over $3300).

Cleaning of the roof, in isolation, is not insurable work. However, if the work is carried out under a contract that includes primary insurable work (valued over $3300) (e.g. a contract which includes roof painting, repair work and/or repainting) it is insurable under the main contract.

Reason: See section 27(a) of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2018 – as amended

Also see section 67WC of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 – as amended.

Was there a change?: 
Yes