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Select from the menu on the left to view information about Queensland's plumbing laws and codes, sub-metering, greywater use, on-site sewerage and more.

Plumbing and drainage forms and templates, and fact sheets are also available.   


From 10 November 2014, the Plumbing Industry Council disbanded and the plumbing licensing, compliance and disciplinary functions moved over to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC). This transfer aims to reduce costs and improve regulation efficiency for the plumbing and drainage industry.

For information about plumbing licensing, compliance and disciplinary functions, visit the QBCC webpage.

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines will still assess applications and approve occupational gas work licences.

The Department of Housing and Public Works will continue to reduce the red tape, delays and costs associated with this type of building work for the building industry and home owners.

For more information on the changes and how it affects you as a plumber, contact the QBCC on 139 333 or visit the QBCC website.

Last updated 22 July 2016    

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