News & Updates

Code of Practice for NCBP laws

To assist industry members in meeting their obligations under the amended Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991, the Department of Housing and Public Works has prepared a Code of Practice on non-conforming building products.

Posted 08.Nov.2017

Australia's toughest building product safety laws start

New laws that give the State’s building industry watchdog powers to clean up unsafe building sites and rid the supply chain of dodgy building products, have come into effect today.

Posted 01.Nov.2017

myQBCC and online services unavailable Thursday night

Due to some planned system updates, myQBCC and the licence search will be unavailable from 5pm to 10pm, Thursday 2 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Posted 01.Nov.2017

No complacency when it comes to electrical safety

The recent electrical shock of a plumber in the Cairns area is a reminder to all plumbers and contractors about the need to be vigilant when it comes to electrical safety.

Posted 17.Oct.2017

Risky building companies to be investigated

Queensland building companies operating under high-risk financial circumstances are the target of a new crackdown by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

Posted 30.Aug.2017

Certifier legislative obligations

Certifiers must meet their legislative obligations by providing mandatory documentation to Queensland Fire & Emergency Services.

Posted 02.Aug.2017

QBCC Investigates Aldi Tapware

Homeowners who purchased Aldi tapware are being urged to be cautious after tap test results have shown potential lead contamination. 

Posted 10.Jul.2017

Certifier legislative obligations

Certifiers must meet their legislative obligations by providing mandatory documentation to Queensland Fire & Emergency Services.

Posted 30.Jun.2017

Public Warning - Ultraseal Restorations Pty Ltd & Jarvis Henry Jenkins

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission has issued a public warning about unlawful and defective building work being performed by Ultraseal Restorations Pty Ltd and the company’s director, Jarvis Henry Jenkins. 

Posted 02.Jun.2017

Water test results in

The first batch of water tests conducted by Queensland Health showed lead levels from taps in the kitchen, bathroom and garden were below recommended levels and safe to use following a public warning issued earlier in the week. 

Posted 22.May.2017

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