News & Updates

PUBLIC WARNING - Architectural Glass Solutions Pty Ltd

The QBCC has identified unsafe and defective work performed by Architectural Glass Solutions Pty Ltd relating to the construction of a glass balustrade system on the balcony of a multi-storey residential building at the Sunshine Coast.

Posted 17.Sep.2018

PUBLIC WARNING - Warning about Mahmoud Sayadi, Clean & Clear Purifications Specialists Pty Ltd and associated websites

The QBCC warns all persons in Queensland dealing with Mahmoud Sayadi, Clean & Clear Purifications Specialists Pty Ltd and Belal Dassouki to exercise extreme caution.

Posted 11.Sep.2018

Update to QBCC Regulation

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2018 came into effect on 1 September 2018. The new regulation replaces the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2003, reflecting current drafting standards and removing obsolete provisions.

Posted 03.Sep.2018

Safer buildings for Queensland

The Queensland Government recently amended the Building Regulation 2006 bringing in new safety laws in Queensland. From 1 October 2018 Building Owners may be required to register their buildings and complete the combustible cladding checklist.

Posted 20.Aug.2018

PUBLIC WARNING - Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd in Queensland; Belal Dassouki; or any entity associated with Belal Dassouki or Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd

The QBCC is urging consumers, contractors and suppliers to be cautious in any dealings with Belal Dassouki; Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd in Queensland; or any entity associated with Belal Dassouki or Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd.

Posted 27.Jul.2018

Our online portal myQBCC will be unavailable from 7pm to 11pm on Thursday 26 July

We'll be working on some of our online systems during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Posted 25.Jul.2018

Portable Pool Fence Product Recall

In January 2018, the QBCC received a complaint about the ‘Portable Pool Fence Starter Kit’ Product number SKU 42270, sold by Clark Rubber online and in stores around Australia. After investigating the product, the QBCC determined that it failed Queensland’s Pool Safety Standards, and was a non-conforming building product under the QBCC Act. Read more.

Posted 12.May.2018

Plumbers holding restricted electrical work licences can now work heat pumps

Licence holders are now permitted to perform the similar range of electrical  work currently permitted on all other types of water heaters. 

Read more

Posted 16.Apr.2018

Installation of safety-critical fasteners attracts attention

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) has recently shared information with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) about sub-standard installation of safety-critical fasteners in concrete substrates.

Posted 20.Mar.2018

Rebuilding after a natural disaster

If your property has been affected by the flooding in North Queensland, the QBCC has a number of fact sheets and publications with information to help you. See Rebuilding after a natural disaster.

Posted 12.Mar.2018

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