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Queensland Building and Construction Commission - Brisbane

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Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is a statutory authority established to regulate the building industry.

QBCC's objectives are to:

  • Regulate the building industry
  • Ensure the maintenance of proper standards in the industry
  • Achieve a reasonable balance between the interests of building contractors and consumers
  • Provide remedies for defective building work
  • Provide for the efficient resolution of building disputes
  • Provide support, education and advice for homeowners and those undertaking building work.

Resolution

QBCC assists consumers and contractors in disputes over the technical standard of building work through the provision of a resolution service based on expert technical determination.

Regulatory

QBCC provides licensing services for builders, designers, trade contractors, fire protection occupational licence holders and owner builders.

Primary functions include:

  • Assessing and determining individual, company and mutual recognition licence applications
  • Issuing annual licence renewal notices
  • Maintaining and updating licensee database
  • Ensuring compliance with licensing legislation
  • Issuing owner builder permits
  • Providing a public licensee search facility