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The Department of Housing and Public Works provides a number of services in the field of construction including architectural advice, construction contract templates and prequalification of building suppliers.
Our Building and Asset Services team offers our customers a range of procurement management and contract management solutions to meet the requirements of their infrastructure needs.
If you are a contractor, consultant or supplier, find out more about partnering with Building and Asset Services.

Policies and guidelines

The Maintenance Management Framework is the policy for the maintenance of Queensland Government buildings. The framework seeks to provide a consistent approach to the planning, management and reporting of building maintenance from a whole-of-Government perspective and applies to all government departments.
The Capital Works Management Framework is a whole-of-Government management framework that identifies critical risk areas in the planning and delivery of building projects, describes best practice processes for the effective management of these risks, and provides the linkage between existing policies and guidelines.
 View our building policies and supporting guidelines for more information.

Building code of practice

Queensland Code of Practice for the Building and Construction Industry outlines specific principles and standards of behaviour that underpin best practice and promote positive change in the industry.
The code has bearing on such aspects as tendering, business relationships and workforce management.
All contractors and consultants who want to be involved in Queensland Government building projects need to operate according to the code. This is a prerequisite to gaining prequalification.

Last updated 24 July 2015    

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