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 2009–2010

The below newsflashes are provided for reference. Only newsflashes that are still relevant are provided.

Number Date Title Type and size
458 15 December 2010 Review of inspection requirements for single detached houses and garages (PDF, 158KB)
457 6 December 2010 Deck, balcony and window safety guideline (PDF, 111KB)
456 6 December 2010 Guidance on tempering devices and recycled water pipe marking standards (PDF, 80KB)
455 1 December 2010 Swimming pool safety system update (PDF, 128KB)
454 29 November 2010 End-of-trip facility requirements (PDF, 66KB)
453 16 November 2010 Classifying domestic patios, verandahs, shade structures, decks and similar structures (PDF, 129KB)
452 12 November 2010 Pool safety laws update and information sessions (PDF, 129KB)
451 8 November 2010 Solar hot water systems—structural integrity of roofs and licensing (PDF, 86KB)
450 25 October 2010 Commencement of new pool safety laws and regional swimming pool safety inspector courses (PDF, 75KB)
449 20 October 2010 National Commercial Building Disclosure requirements commencing 1 November 2010 (PDF, 116KB)
448 19 October 2010 Online complaint/feedback facility (PDF, 50KB)
447 18 October 2010 New swimming pool safety laws update (PDF, 78KB)
446 11 October 2010 Residential retaining walls (PDF, 108KB)
445 28 September 2010 Regulatory impact statement for proposed BCA amendments to reduce slips, trips and falls (PDF, 110KB)
444 28 September 2010 Pool safety inspector courses (PDF, 89KB)
443 21 September 2010 Draft code for improving fire safety in residential care buildings built prior to 1 June 2007 (PDF, 31KB)
442 17 September 2010 Draft end-of-trip facilities code available for consultation (PDF, 73KB)
441 17 September 2010 Australia’s toughest pool safety laws (PDF, 120KB)
440 6 September 2010 Alert on the potential risk of using non-compliant thermal insulation (PDF, 74KB)
439 1 September 2010 Certificates of classification and regulatory impact statement for private bushfire shelters (PDF, 76KB)
438 1 September 2010 Extension to the installation ban on inefficient air conditioners and the introduction of new requirements for residential buildings in transport noise corridors (PDF, 123KB)
437 26 August 2010 Proposed extension of installation requirements for energy efficient air conditioners from 1 September 2010 (PDF, 82KB)
436 19 August 2010 Introduction of the Building and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010 into Parliament (PDF, 98KB)
435 30 July 2010 Regulatory impact statements for cyclone affected regions and saline soils, draft national construction code and revised swimming pool barriers code (PDF, 52KB)
434 8 July 2010 Plumbing legislative changes (PDF, 55KB)
433 2 July 2010 Amended plumbing and drainage forms (PDF, 52KB)
432 11 June 2010 Seminars on new disability access standards for buildings (PDF, 115KB)
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9 June 2010
1 June 2010


Draft BCA 2011 available for public comment
Private certifiers course—Issuing development permits for building works

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430 31 May 2010 Changes to the non-accredited solar and heat pump hot water system course (PDF, 45KB)
429 26 May 2010 Water pressure reduction (PDF, 46KB)
428 24 May 2010 Passage of the Building and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (PDF, 123KB)
427 21 May 2010 New penalty infringement notices for plumbing and drainage offences (PDF, 40KB)
426 18 May 2010 Inspecting single detached class 1a and class 10 buildings and structures and updated inspection guidelines (PDF, 53KB)
425 2 June 2010 Free building and plumbing seminars (PDF, 45KB)
424 06 May 2010 New standards for temporary accommodation buildings, buildings in bushfire-prone areas and private bushfire shelters (PDF, 54KB)
423 05 May 2010 Queensland's implementation of energy efficiency requirements from 1 May 2010 (PDF, 65KB)
422 15 April 2010 Building and Other Legislation Bill 2010, swimming pool safety guidelines and regulatory impact statement (PDF, 80KB)
421 26 March 2010 Changes to building energy efficiency requirements from 1 May 2010 (PDF, 70KB)
420 26 March 2010 New approval processes for houses and duplexes (PDF, 40KB)
419 19 March 2010 Electrical safety notice and other requirements for insulation (PDF, 62KB)
418 16 March 2010 Establishment of the Plumbing Industry Council (PDF, 135KB)
417 5 March 2010 Plumbing and drainage records (PDF, 49KB)
416 26 February 2010 Commencement of new Building Act provisions, new on-the-spot fines and revised Queensland Development and Plumbing and Wastewater Codes (PDF, 46KB)
415 23 February 2010 Registration and licensing requirements for alternative solutions involving fire safety (PDF, 70KB)
414 17 February 2010 Private certifiers course - issuing development permits for building work (PDF, 65KB)
413 16 February 2010 Proposed amendments to Queensland Development Code (QDC) for sustainable buildings and the Queensland Plumbing and Wastewater Code (QPW Code) (PDF, 76KB)
412 10 February 2010 BCA 2010 information seminars and BCA - Section J information workshops (PDF, 52KB)
411 10 February 2010 Local government exemptions from the Queensland Development Code—Water Saving Targets and Alternative Water Sources (PDF, 37KB)
410 4 February 2010 Revised sustainability declaration and reference guide available (PDF, 70KB)
409 7 January 2010 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors seminar (PDF, 3.13MB)
408 24 December 2009 Fire hydrant installations—Using on-site water storage tanks and pumpsets (PDF, 112KB)
407 24 December 2009 Draft Queensland Development Code (QDC) 4.4—Buildings in transport noise corridors and new laws commencing 1 January 2010 (PDF, 64KB)




406 18 December 2009 Preparing for a cyclone—Brochure and homeowners guide (PDF, 60KB)
405 18 December 2009 Expanded polystyrene wall cladding systems (PDF, 64KB)
404 14 December 2009 Regulations for electricity sub-metering and amendments for air-conditioners and alternative water sources (PDF, 81KB)
403 2 December 2009 Release of sustainability declaration and reference guide (PDF, 54KB)
402 27 November 2009 Amended forms 2 and 4 for use from 1 December 2009 now available (PDF, 67KB)
401 24 November 2009 Implementing stage one of the swimming pool safety improvement strategy and clarifying the scope of a drainer's licence (PDF, 83KB)
400 20 November 2009 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors seminar (PDF, 60KB)



399 16 November 2009 Changes to Queensland's building laws—Reminder and additional free training session (PDF, 134KB)
398 6 November 2009 Rainwater tank pumps and WaterMark certification (PDF, 136KB)
397 5 November 2009 Building and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 (PDF, 65KB)


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