Building and plumbing newsflashes

The Building and Plumbing Newsflash provides updates on the latest news within Queensland's building industry as relevant to the activities of the Department of Housing, Local Government, Planning and Public Works.

NumberDateTitle
627 15 May 2024 Amended mandatory plumbing and drainage Form 9 (PDF, 103KB)
626 11 April 2024 Repairs and maintenance to existing buildings after a natural disaster event – livable dwellings and grading to floor wastes (PDF, 139KB)
625 10 April 2024 Plumbing Code of Australia 2022 – Junctions installed in sanitary plumbing and drainage systems at grade (PDF, 171KB)
624 16 February 2024 Minimum Financial Requirements (MFR) – reporting amendments (PDF, 103KB)
623 29 January 2024 Commencement of the amended Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 3.7 – Farm buildings and vehicle storage farm sheds and updates to Form 33 and referral requirements (PDF, 103KB)
622 19 September 2023 National Construction Code 2022 – requirements for the grading of floors to floor wastes (PDF, 100KB)
621 19 September 2023 National Construction Code 2022 – implementation of the Modern Homes Standards in Queensland (PDF, 107KB)
620 31 August 2023 Guideline for certificates from plumbers relating to building work (PDF, 86KB)
619 17 August 2023 Demolition work – stages and forms (PDF, 119KB)
618 17 July 2023 Updated 'Guideline for the assessment of competent persons' (PDF, 82KB)
617 9 June 2023 Extension of the professional indemnity insurance exemption period and new Queensland Private Building Certifier course (PDF, 90KB)
616 29 March 2023 Updated inspection guidelines (PDF, 187KB)
615 21 March 2023 Trust account start dates for remaining phases extended by up to two years (PDF, 90KB)
614 10 March 2023 Amendments to existing mandatory Forms 12, 15, 16, 17 and 18 and new non-mandatory Form 73 – Product technical statement (PDF, 167KB)
613 15 February 2023 Course in issuing development permits for building works (PDF, 109KB)
612 07 February 2023 National Construction Code(NCC) 2022 – Free webinar series (PDF, 83KB)
611 27 January 2023 Plumbing and Drainage and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation 2022 (PDF, 85KB)
610 01 December 2022 Requirements for the construction and installation of garage doors (PDF, 190KB)
609 10 November 2022 Developer Review – discussion paper released for public consultation (PDF, 84KB)
608 12 October 2022 Regular building inspections of awnings over public land (PDF, 78KB)
607 29 September 2022 Commencement of a new Building Policy Framework (PDF, 76KB)
606 3 August 2022 Southern Downs Regional Council approved to opt-in to the Queensland Development Code for supplementary water supply (PDF, 85KB)
605 30 June 2022 Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) Governance Review report and Government response released (PDF, 103KB)
604 30 June 2022 Light-weight class 10 buildings and structures under the Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 1.4 – Building over or near relevant infrastructure (PDF, 124KB)
603 21 June 2022 COVID-19 emergency applicable event – 12-month extension to timeframes for undertaking approved development (PDF, 90KB)
602 17 June 2022 Positioning of residential solar infrastructure – 'ban the banners' (PDF, 230KB)
601 17 June 2022 Building and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2022 (PDF, 208KB)
600 30 May 2022 Extension of the professional indemnity insurance exemption period and other amendments to the Building Regulation 2021 (PDF, 86KB)
599 5 May 2022 Developer Review Panel work plan and stakeholder engagement plan released (PDF, 81KB)
598 7 April 2022 Queensland Home Warranty Scheme Review – discussion paper and information sessions (PDF, 85KB)
597 29 March 2022 New commencement dates for remaining phases of the trust account framework (PDF, 128KB)
596 22 February 2022 Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) Governance Review Update (PDF, 75KB)
595 25 January 2022 Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) Governance Review (PDF, 74KB)

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