Areas for discussion


The Queensland Building Plan guides a range of measures to ensure a safe, fair and more sustainable building and construction future that creates jobs and encourages economic growth.




The Queensland Building Plan guides a range of measures to ensure a safe, fair and more sustainable building and construction future that creates jobs and encourages economic growth.



  • Security of payment

    about 2 years ago
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    Consider ways to create security of payment for subcontractors to support a successful building and construction industry.

    Consider ways to create security of payment for subcontractors to support a successful building and construction industry.

  • Queensland home warranty scheme

    about 2 years ago
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    Enhance the structure of the Scheme and consider issues of equity, fairness and transparency in decision-making and address technical legal issues.

    Enhance the structure of the Scheme and consider issues of equity, fairness and transparency in decision-making and address technical legal issues.

  • Plumbing and Drainage Act reform

    about 2 years ago
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    Revise current plumbing laws and consider the case for government action for a range of technical issues raised by stakeholders during the review.

    Revise current plumbing laws and consider the case for government action for a range of technical issues raised by stakeholders during the review.

  • Queensland Housing Code/Reconfiguring a Lot Code

    about 2 years ago
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    Update design and siting regulations for dwellings and develop best practice subdivision guidelines for creating new neighbourhoods.

    Update design and siting regulations for dwellings and develop best practice subdivision guidelines for creating new neighbourhoods.

  • Building Certification

    about 2 years ago
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    Ensure confidence in the certification process and address the perceived conflict of interest arising from the financial relationship between a building certifier and their client under the current system.

    Ensure confidence in the certification process and address the perceived conflict of interest arising from the financial relationship between a building certifier and their client under the current system.

  • Non-conforming building products

    about 2 years ago
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    Consider strengthening building regulator powers to identify and deal with nonconforming building products.

    Consider strengthening building regulator powers to identify and deal with nonconforming building products.

  • Inclusive communities

    about 2 years ago
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    Make our communities more inclusive for people with disabilities by providing accessible public facilities.

    Make our communities more inclusive for people with disabilities by providing accessible public facilities.

  • Liveable housing design

    about 2 years ago
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    Develop mandatory and voluntary strategies to increase the uptake of liveable housing design in new Queensland dwellings.

    Develop mandatory and voluntary strategies to increase the uptake of liveable housing design in new Queensland dwellings.

  • Licensing reforms

    about 2 years ago
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    Review Queensland Building and Construction Commission licenses to simplify licence classes, modernise the approach, cut costs and timeframes, increase mobility and employability, and consult on Service Trades Council functions.

    Review Queensland Building and Construction Commission licenses to simplify licence classes, modernise the approach, cut costs and timeframes, increase mobility and employability, and consult on Service Trades Council functions.

  • Sustainable buildings

    about 2 years ago
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    Increase the use of sustainability features in residential dwellings and commercial buildings, including energy and water efficient appliances.

    Increase the use of sustainability features in residential dwellings and commercial buildings, including energy and water efficient appliances.