STC Pipeline Newsletter - Edition 11

Simpler laws and new safety standards for plumbing and drainage industry

The Queensland Government has made it simpler for plumbers and gasfitters to comply with legislation, passing the Plumbing and Drainage Bill 2018 on 5 September 2018...

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Maintenance of hot water systems

A joint investigation by the QBCC and Queensland Health has revealed that home owners are often not aware that hot water systems need to be serviced regularly.....

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Why Plumbers need the Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA)

The PCA contains the technical requirements for plumbing in Australia. It is the critical link between the Plumbing Acts and Regulations in each State and Territory and product or installation standards...

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Technical qualifications prescribed for a plumbing and drainage licence 

Find out about the  technical qualifications prescribed under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2018 (QBCC Regulation) for a Part 18 Plumbing and drainage licence 

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Temporary Building Sites and Permits

Licensees and industry members are reminded that temporary structures must meet safety expectations and comply with all relevant Queensland laws...

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Licences required for those who install and service gaseous fire suppression systems

Queensland technicians and companies who install, decommission, service or maintain gaseous fire suppression systems or portable extinguishers containing ODS or SGG must ensure they also hold the necessary licences and permits as required by the Australian Government...

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ABCB release new WaterMark Schedule of Products and Schedule of Excluded Products

The WaterMark Administration of the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) have released a new version of the WaterMark Schedule-of-Products...

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2018 Service Trades Council Meeting Calendar

The Service Trades Council (STC) will be holding its next information forum in Warwick on the 13 September...

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