News & Updates

Public Warning - Brett George Hogan

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission has issued a warning to home and property owners who have contracted with plumbing-electrical contractor Brett George Hogan about a potential public health issue related to his work with hot water systems.

Posted 17.May.2017

Home Warranty Insurance payment issues

Insurance payment through myQBCC is currently unavailable due to technical issues. Please bear with us as we work to resolve the problems. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Posted 17.May.2017

Access Hatch Safety Alert

A Safety Alert has been issued in response to the death of a worker who fell 17 metres through an access hatch located on the underside of ducting in an auditorium

Posted 12.May.2017

The QBCC's Townsville services restored

Phone and computer services have been restored to the QBCC Townsville Service Centre following issues with Optus fibre connectivity in Townsville.

We appreciate your patience while Optus was rectifying the issue.

Posted 11.May.2017

Forum for plumbers, drainers and sprinkler fitters in Rockhampton

Attend a free forum to get updates on important industry matters including the new online systems for lodging Form 4 & 4As and hot water system compliance. Email events@mpaq.com.au to book.

Posted 21.Apr.2017

Launch of new Education and Engagement Team

We launched the new Education and Engagement Team this month.

QBCC Commissioner, Brett Bassett, said that education was an important role of the State’s building regulator.

Posted 11.Apr.2017

Plumbing Application Service (PAS) log in issue fixed

If you have been experiencing problems with the PAS password reset, we are happy to announce that the issue has now been resolved.  The system will now update password changes as requested.

Posted 31.Mar.2017

Update on our service centres

All QBCC customer service centres are open today. QBCC building inspectors and technical staff are on standby to provide assistance in areas affected by TC Debbie.

We thank you for your patience and understanding and apologise for any inconvenience caused by the temporary closure of some QBCC service centres due to Tropical Cyclone Debbie. 

Licensees are encouraged to sign up to the Building & Tradie Assistance Register and Building Certifier Register which were established to help with building repairs in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie. Home and property owners can use the register when they are ready to undertake repairs or rebuilding.

Posted 30.Mar.2017

Customer service centre closures

Due to the effects of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, the QBCC has closed its customer service centres in Brisbane and Maryborough, and on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. Because of this, calls will be unable to be answered until 5pm today. If your call is urgent please email us at info@qbcc.qld.gov.au or alternatively you can go to the "contact us" page on our website and log a general enquiry which will be responded to within 1-2 business days. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding.

QBCC’s Mackay and Townsville service centres are open.

Updates on QBCC operations will be provided as soon as information comes to hand.

Licensees are encouraged to sign up to the online register of contractors established to help with building repairs in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie. Home and property owners can use the register when they are ready to undertake repairs or rebuilding.

QBCC building inspectors and technical staff are on standby to provide assistance in areas affected by TC Debbie.

If you need to lodge a payment application for adjudication you can do so online or by faxing 07 3247 5762.

For further information please email registry@qbcc.qld.gov.au

Posted 30.Mar.2017

Help with repairs following Cyclone Debbie

Licensees are encouraged to sign up to the online register of contractors established to help with building repairs in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie. Home and property owners can use the register when they are ready to undertake repairs or rebuilding. 

In other updates, both the QBCC Mackay and Townsville service centres are open. QBCC building inspectors and technical staff are on standby to provide assistance in areas affected by TC Debbie.  

 

Posted 27.Mar.2017

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