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 2007–2009

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

Number Date Title Type and size
396 5 November 2009 Pool safety barriers code and CPR sign giveaway (PDF, 81KB)
395 30 October 2009 Changes to Queensland's building laws—Free training sessions (PDF, 126KB)
394 6 October 2009 Request for plumbers to complete a Form 16I—Inspection certificate (PDF, 80KB)
393 5 October 2009 Regulatory Impact Statement for mandatory load control of pool filtration systems (PDF, 65KB)
392 30 September 2009 Course approved for the new solar and heat pump hot water system installation endorsement (PDF, 86KB)
391 21 September 2009 Swimming pool safety improvement strategy and draft new code for pool safety barriers (PDF, 121KB)
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390 15 September 2009 Plumbing and drainage licence endorsements (PDF, 92KB)
389 14 September 2009 Building Regulation 2006 amendments—Bushfire standard, cadet building certifiers and QFRS inspection time frames (PDF, 133KB)
388 2 September 2009 Expression of interest for building and development tribunals referee appointments (PDF, 75KB)
387 2 September 2009 Housing energy efficiency—peer review process (PDF, 73KB)
386 1 September 2009 Commencement of the sales ban of inefficient air conditioners in Queensland (PDF, 140KB)
385 27 August 2009 Additional information sessions for AS 3959–2009—Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas (PDF, 125KB)
384 7 August 2009 Cyclone testing station technical alert: Fixing window frames (PDF, 56KB)
(PDF, 106KB)
383 7 August 2009 Additional information sessions for AS 3959–2009—Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas (PDF, 51KB)
(PDF, 149KB)
382 4 August 2009 Alert on the potential risk of using non-compliant structural plywood (PDF, 130KB)
(PDF, 210KB)
381 4 August 2009 Build it Back Green—Toward Q2 foundation partnership with Green Cross Australia (PDF, 149KB)
380 3 August 2009 Approval of existing building work (PDF, 90KB)
379 22 July 2009 Draft code on construction requirements for temporary accommodation buildings (PDF, 52KB)
378 22 July 2009 Building Australia's Future conference 2009 (PDF, 100KB)
377 22 July 2009 Information sessions for AS 3959–2009—Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas (PDF, 104KB)
(PDF, 150KB)
376 20 July 2009 Treated blackwater reuse trials for South East Queensland (PDF, 105KB)
375 20 July 2009 Amendments to plumbing and drainage legislation (PDF, 102KB)
374 16 July 2009 Draft BCA 2010 available for public comment (PDF, 68KB)
373 13 July 2009 Queensland Development Code MP5.4—Child care centres P8 personal washing facilities (PDF, 72KB)
372 25 June 2009 Installation and sale ban of inefficient air-conditioners from 1 September 2009 (PDF, 84KB)
371 18 June 2009 Adoption of Australian Standard 3959–2009 (PDF, 89KB)
(PDF, 43KB)
370 2 June 2009 Private certifier's course: Issuing development permits for building work
  • Course in issuing development permits for building work—Enrolment form
(PDF, 43KB)
(PDF, 28KB)
369 28 May 2009 Combination hand basin and cistern (PDF, 56KB)
368 22 May 2009 Queensland Development Code (QDC) Mandatory Part (MP) 4.1—Sustainable buildings: Guidelines and fact sheet on air-conditioner requirements (PDF, 93KB)
367 22 May 2009 Definition of the class 2 building classification under the Building Code of Australia (BCA) (PDF, 94KB)
366 19 May 2009 Guideline for Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 6.1—Maintenance of fire safety installations (PDF, 85KB)
365 12 May 2009 Public consultation and road shows for Queensland's swimming pool safety laws review (PDF, 78KB)
364 1 May 2009 Changes to Queensland Development Code Mandatory Parts 4.1—Sustainable buildings and 5.9—Buildings and structures in cyclonic areas (PDF, 99KB)
363 1 May 2009 Public consultation and road shows for Queensland's swimming pool safety laws review (PDF, 77KB)
362 28 April 2009 Public consultation and road shows for Queensland's swimming pool safety laws review
  • The report and an information flyer can be downloaded from the pool safety laws page.
(PDF, 75KB)
361 28 April 2009 Building the Education Revolution program/planning scheme exemptions (PDF, 101KB)
360 16 April 2009 Plumbing licensing requirements—Employee and contractor (PDF, 81KB)
359 8 April 2009 Draft amended Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 4.1—Sustainable buildings and pending expiry of Mandatory Part 5.9—Buildings and structures in cyclonic areas (PDF, 98KB)
358 31 March 2009 Rainwater tanks—Mosquito protection and first flush devices (PDF, 170KB)
357 16 March 2009 Building Australia's Future Conference 2009 (PDF, 78KB)
(PDF, 1.2MB)
356 10 March 2009 Amendments to Integrated Development Assessment System Form 1 (PDF, 78KB)
355 5 March 2009 Changes to building energy rating software and NatHERS protocol for assessor accrediting organisations (PDF, 72KB)
354 27 February 2009 BCA 2009 and Queensland update training road shows (PDF 62KB)
(PDF, 366KB)
353 20 February 2009 Sustainable housing policy commences through revised codes, QDC MP4.1 and the QPWC, and specified Integrated Planning Regulation 1998 assessment time frames are amended (PDF, 79KB)
352 16 February 2009 Trial lighting calculator for BCA Volume 1 (PDF, 63KB)
351 4 February 2009 Reminder: Private certifier's course—Issuing development permits for building work, Brisbane 12 and 13 February 2009.
See Newsflash 342 for enrolment form.
(PDF, 72KB)
350 30 January 2009 BCA information seminars (PDF, 73KB)
349 28 January 2009 Automatic fire sprinkler systems (PDF, 44KB)
348 6 January 2009 Draft Disability (Access to Premises—Buildings) Standards (PDF, 52KB)
347 22 December 2008 Amendments to the State Penalties Enforcement Regulation 2000 (PDF, 60KB)
346 19 December 2008 Draft amended Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 4.1—Sustainable Buildings Download the Draft QDC Mandatory Part 4.1 (PDF, 79KB) and provide any comments to Building Codes Queensland by 5pm on Monday 12 January 2009. (PDF, 53KB)
345 17 December 2008 Fire safety in residential care buildings built prior to June 2007 Release of the public benefit test (PBT) report (PDF, 64KB)
(PDF, 267KB)
344 15 December 2008 Improving sustainable housing in Queensland discussion paper—Approved policy outcomes (PDF, 77KB)
343 11 December 2008 Commencement of new Queensland Development Code MP6.1—Maintenance of fire safety installations, and amendments to the Building Fire Safetey Regulation 2008 (PDF, 58KB)
342 8 December 2008 Private certifiers' course—Issuing development permits for building work (PDF, 60KB)
(PDF, 621KB)
(PDF, 66KB)
341 3 December 2008 Requirements for owners of large greywater treatment plants under the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 and the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 (PDF, 55KB)
340 24 November 2008 Consultation on revision of construction requirements in bushfire prone areas (PDF, 53KB)
339 17 November 2008 Reminder that the low-high-low cyclonic test method transition period will expire 1 May 2009. Advice on removal and review of Qld BCA variations (PDF, 48KB)
338 14 November 2008 Commencement dates for amended codes (PDF, 44KB)
337 11 November 2008 Call for papers—Building Australia's Future conference (PDF, 58KB)
336 11 November 2008 BCA 2009 information seminars BAF Consulting on behalf of Australian Building Codes Board invites you to register for the BCA 2009 (PDF, 643KB). (PDF, 52KB)
335 29 October 2008 Notification of amended forms under the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 (PDF, 70KB)
334 22 October 2008 New approved forms for the Building Act 1975 commence on Monday 27 October 2008 (PDF, 60KB)
333 16 October 2008 Draft amended codes available for viewing on the department's website (PDF, 60KB)
332 12 September 2008 BCA section J Brisbane seminar Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) will host a one-day seminar (PDF, 251KB) in Brisbane on Wednesday 17 September 2008 on Section J of the Building Code of Australia (BCA). (PDF, 58KB)
331 3 September 2008 Recognition of RICS-accredited building certifiers in Australia (PDF, 52KB)
(PDF, 32KB)
330 1 August 2008 Certificate of classification guideline and fact sheet (PDF, 54KB)
(PDF, 66KB)
(PDF, 419KB)
329 1 August 2008 New and amended forms for the Building Act 1975 and Integrated Planning Act 1997 (PDF, 59KB)
328 18 July 2008 Expansion of the building and development tribunals (PDF 86KB)
327 31 July 2008 Draft guideline for the meaning of class 2 classification under the Building Code of Australia (PDF, 55KB)
(PDF, 223KB)
326 17 July 2008 Draft Building Code of Australia 2009 (PDF, 37KB)
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325 21 July 2008 Rockhampton community consultation Improving sustainable housing in Queensland (PDF, 60KB)
324 8 July 2008 Mackay community consultation—Improving sustainable housing in Queensland (PDF, 49KB)
323 4 July 2008 Amendments to the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002. (PDF, 63KB)
322 21 June 2008 Peer review guideline for energy-efficiency assessments of new housing. (PDF, 40KB)
321 20 June 2008 Discussion paper—Improving sustainable housing in Queensland road shows (PDF, 55KB)
320 15 June 2008 Discussion paper—Improving sustainable housing in Queensland. (PDF, 40KB)
319 26 May 2008 Discussion paper—Improving sustainable housing in Queensland (PDF, 72KB)
(PDF, 49KB)
(PDF, 41KB)
(PDF, 585KB)
318 21 May 2008 Australia Post specifications for letterboxes (PDF, 137KB)
317 21 May 2008 Guidelines for practical crime prevention through environmental design solutions (PDF, 85KB)
316 20 May 2008 BCA 2008 commenced in Queensland on 1 May 2008 (PDF, 84KB)
315 2 May 2008 Extension of the transitional period for the low-high-low cyclonic test method in Queensland (PDF, 82KB)
314 2 May 2008 Clarification for sub-metering and QDC parts MP 4.1, MP 4.2 and MP 4.3 (PDF, 81KB)
313 28 April 2008 Amendments to the Building Act 1975 and the Fire and Rescue Service Act 1990 through the Building and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 commenced on 23 April 2008. (PDF, 75KB)
312 18 April 2008 Amendments to the Building Act 1975 through the Building and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2008 (BOLA08) were passed (PDF, 81KB)
311 9 April 2008 Sub-meter hot water (PDF, 71KB)
310 4 April 2008 Amendments to QDC MP2.1 and 2.2 (PDF, 66KB)
309 1 April 2008 Common licensing renewal date (PDF, 66KB)
308 6 March 2008 BCA energy efficiency provisions (PDF, 76KB)
307 6 March 2008 Proposed amendments to MP2.1 and 2.2 (PDF, 51KB)
306 28 February 2008 End IDAS form transitional period (PDF, 72KB)
305a 28 February 2008 Swimming pool safety barriers (PDF, 76KB)
305 19 February 2008 Swimming pool safety barriers (PDF, 75KB)
304 18 February 2008 BCA 2008 information (PDF, 80KB)
303 18 February 2008 ABCB model handbook (PDF, 73KB)
302 5 February 2008 Live fire experience (PDF, 69KB)
(PDF, 227KB)
301 17 January 2008 Online registration plumbing laws (PDF, 87KB)
300 11 January 2008 New plumbing laws and water demand management (PDF, 88KB)
299 13 December 2007 New Queensland Plumbing and Wastewater Code commenced 1 January 2008 (PDF, 79KB)
298 13 December 2007 New mandatory water savings measures through updated Parts of the Queensland Development Code, the deletion of QDC Part 3, renumbering and realignment of all QDC Parts (PDF, 139KB)


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