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In Western Australia workers have been killed by lightning, the most recent in 2014 when a backpacker working on a farm at Bruce Rock died after she was struck by lightning. Workers are most at risk working out in the open, on the sea or other waterways or sheltering under trees or other structures...
Environmental factors
On 16 December 2015, Mr Lex McCulloch the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner announced the Department of Commerce – WorkSafe Division (WorkSafe) would be undertaking a review of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations for adoption in Western Australia. The key principles of the...
Developments in OSH in Western Australia
The public comment period for the Work Health and Safety Regulations for Western Australia Discussion paper ended on 31 August 2016. The Department of Commerce – WorkSafe Division (WorkSafe) is analysing submissions and will prepare a report for consideration by the Minister for Commerce...
Developments in OSH in Western Australia
The building services Acts and the plumbing regulations set out obligations that registered service providers and licensed plumbing contractors must adhere to. These obligations are set out in the fact sheets below: Obligations for licensed plumbing contractors Obligations for registered building...
Compliance and audit
Under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 , a painter is required to be registered to carry out painting work valued over $1,000. The legislation has two categories of registration. Practitioner registration allows you to be the nominated supervisor of a registered painting contractor...
Responsibilities
All fees listed below are exclusive of GST and effective from 1 July 2016. Owner-builders Application for residential building $155.00 Application for Industrial/commercial building $416.00 Adjudicators Application fee $53.00 Complaints Standard complaint fee $106.00 Concession complaint fee $53.00...
Fee schedule
The Building Commission fees below are exclusive of GST and effective from 1 July 2016. Initial registration – application fee Practitioner $82.50 Contractor (Individual) $55.00 Contractor (Partnership) $133.50 Contractor (Company) $133.50 Initial registration – registration fee Practitioner for 3...
Fee schedule
The Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 requires that an individual, partnership or company that carries out, or contracts to carry out, 'painter-work' valued over $1,000 ( within the area of jurisdiction ) must be a registered painting service 'contractor'. Individuals that are registered...
Find a registered building service provider or licensed plumber
The Building Services (Registration) Regulations 2011 require certain painting practitioner applicants under set 2 and 4 to demonstrate experience sufficient to gain knowledge and skills equivalent to those possessed by a person who has completed the 52202 Course in Painter’s Registration. The...
Initial registration
At the time the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations were developed a national Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) was developed by Safe Work Australia. An examination of that RIS showed that it did not contain sufficient Western Australian specific content to demonstrate that there were...
Developments in OSH in Western Australia

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The Building Commission is responsible for regulating painting and decorating work and the Building Services Board (the Board) is responsible for registering painting contractors for work with a...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
25 Oct 2016
Use this form to notify the Building Services Board of a change in a registered building service provider’s contact details.
Building Commission
Form – notification
24 Aug 2016
Building Commission
Form – application
14 Nov 2014
Building Commission
Form – application
31 May 2016
Building Commission
Form – application
05 Sep 2014
Building Commission
Form – application
01 Jul 2015
Building Commission
Schedule
13 Jan 2015
A complete list of the Building Commission's industry bulletins.
Building Commission
Bulletin
12 May 2017
Better Trading was a free electronic newsletter published by Consumer Protection. It contained current issues, important events and future trends in consumer protection and fair trading matters...
Consumer Protection
Newsletter
12 Mar 2015

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Building Commissioner Peter Gow has issued a warning to Western Australian companies who fail to pay contractors, subcontractors and suppliers on time that they may be in breach of the Construction Contracts Act 2004 .
Building Commission
Media release
12 Apr 2016
Pedrini Franchising Pty Ltd (reg. BC7215) and its directors Mark Pedrini, who is also the company’s nominated supervisor (PC7215 and PP7356), and Natalie Pedrini have been ordered by the State Administrative Tribunal to pay fines totalling $6,000 and costs of $975 as a result of disciplinary action by the Building Services Board.
Building Commission
Media release
07 Apr 2016
Collie painter Troy Raymond Anderson, trading as T & S Painting, has been ordered to pay a $3,500 fine and costs of $569.64 after being successfully prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for registration offences.
Building Commission
Media release
04 Apr 2016
Regional building industries will be briefed on imminent changes to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and other industry matters at information sessions run by the Building Commission.
Building Commission
Media release
01 Mar 2016
Former Perth unregistered painter Cody Raymond Williams , now of Umina Beach in New South Wales and sole director of Beyond Industries Pty Ltd trading as C&D Roofing , has again been successfully prosecuted by the Western Australian Building Commissioner and fined $20,000 for registration and contractual offences.
Building Commission
Media release
24 Feb 2016
A Building Industry Summit today aims to identify new red tape reductions and ways to streamline regulatory requirements for the construction of new homes, residential renovations and commercial construction.
Building Commission
Department News
02 Feb 2016
Shelley painting company Jackal Nominees Pty Ltd and its director Fortunato (John) Giovanni Del Fante , trading as Pedrini Painting – Del Fante , have been ordered to pay fines of $10,000 and costs of $414.60 each after being successfully prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for registration and contractual offences that occurred when the company was not registered.
Building Commission
Media release
09 Nov 2015
The October 2015 edition of Painters' News contains the latest news for the painting industry from Western Australia's Building Commission. Painters' News edition 1/2015 – October 2015
Building Commission
Department News
14 Oct 2015
Karawara unregistered painter Tom Tomic has been successfully prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for carrying out unauthorised painting work at a Wilson property in 2012.
Building Commission
Media release
14 Sep 2015
North Perth man Damion Francis Blundell, trading under the unregistered business name Blundell and Sons, has been successfully prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for registration and contractual offences he committed in relation to painting work he carried out at a Cottesloe property between October 2012 and March 2013.
Building Commission
Media release
22 Jul 2015

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