Next round of QBCC reporting

It’s time to start preparing to submit the next round of QBCC Annual Reporting information.

26 October 2021

Asbestos detection in USG Boral plasterboard

On Tuesday, 12 October this week, it was reported that USG Boral had advised their purchasers of a particular fire-rated plasterboard product of low levels of asbestos detected in the vermiculite ingredient at their Camellia site in Sydney.

15 October 2021

Not just the principal contractor’s responsibility: falls through penetrations

It's not always the responsibility of the principal contractor on a construction site to manage the risk of falls, particularly the risk of falls through penetrations.

13 October 2021

COVID-19 update: 30 September 2021

The mask mandate has been extended to Townsville, Palm Island and Logan LGAs, with six LGAs to follow stage 2 restrictions. Here are all the details you need on how it impacts the building and construction industry.

30 September 2021

COVID-19 update: 28 September 2021

Restrictions have returned for Brisbane and Moreton LGAs, including a return to full mask restrictions.

28 September 2021

New Building Forms

The new Building Regulation 2021 came into effect on 1 September 2021.

28 September 2021

Life happens - are your qualifications current?

All Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) licence classes require current technical qualifications; qualifications that are no longer current may not be accepted, and now is the time to take action.

27 September 2021

Considering a career in safety?

Work Health and Safety Officers (WHSOs) play an important role in many construction businesses.  Employing a safety professional within your business not only assists in fulfilling your health and safety obligations, but they can also provide your business with a trained and skilled resource who can improve safety culture and assist in eliminating accidents and injuries.

22 September 2021

COVID-19 update: 10 September 2021

Queensland’s border bubble with New South Wales is set to reopen, following an announcement by the Queensland Government.

10 September 2021

COVID-19 update: 1 September 2021

The NSW regional lockdown has been extended until 10 September.

1 September 2021

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