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Resolving payment disputes

Subcontractors wanting to learn more about resolving payment disputes can do so here or by phoning 1300 484 481.

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State-wide cladding audit

The Building Commission is coordinating a state-wide audit of buildings with cladding attached.

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Drainage plumbing diagrams

Request plumbing drainage diagrams online.

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Announcements & Publications

Building regulator measures up

Home owners can be reassured that WA’s building regulator is taking action on standards, compliance and dispute resolution across the industry, according to...

Industry Bulletin 111 – Dealing with errors in a...

A recent Building and Energy audit program identified a need to clarify the approach for dealing with errors that may have been detected in certified...

Plumbers' Technical Note – Inspection shaft, gully and...

This technical note provides advice on the correct configuration of vertical risers used for inspection purposes as well as risers from gully and fixture...

Plumbers' Technical Note – Inspection openings for drainage

This technical note has been issued to clarify the requirements for the installation of inspection openings on drainage plumbing systems in Western Australia.

Plumbers' Technical Note – Connection of condensate waste...

This technical note provides clarification on the requirements for connecting condensate from refrigerated air conditioners, cabinets, sterilizers,...

Builder fined over unauthorised two-storey work – Allen...

A Perth builder has been fined $2,000 after constructing a two-storey dwelling near Manjimup, in breach of conditions placed on his registration. Allen...

Plumbers' Technical Note – Pumping apparatus and venting

This technical note has been issued to clarify the venting requirements for pumping apparatus including the connected drains, branch drains and fixture...

Report - Review of the Architects Act 2004 (DRIS)

A statutory review of the Act was undertaken to ensure that it is still applicable to the modern functioning of the architectural industry, reduce red tape...

Plumbers' Technical Note – Services to survey strata lots

This technical note has been issued to advise the plumbing industry about the current situation when providing live or dormant water and sewerage connections...

Plumbers' Technical Note – Overflow relief gullies and...

This technical note has been published to clarify the requirements for overflow relief gullies and that the installation of a reflux valve does not remove...

Plumbers Technical Note – Multi-unit developments

Increase to minimum fees – Building Regulations 2019–20

The minimum fees prescribed in Schedule 2 of the Building Regulations 2012 will increase by 7 per cent on 1 July 2019 for the 2019/20 year.  A list of the...

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