Sheds Sunshine Coast

BY | May 05, 2015

SHEDS SUNSHINE COAST (Building approval and certification)

In order to build a shed a building permit must be granted, BAUQ Building certifiers can assist you with this. Most sheds will only require a development approval for building works (building approval) but in some instances a shed could require other town…

Kit homes Sunshine Coast | Noosa (Building approval and certification)

BY | May 02, 2015

Kit homes Sunshine Coast and Noosa region (Building approval and certification)

BAUQ Building certifiers can facilitate all approvals necessary to allow the construction of kit homes on the Sunshine Coast and Noosa Region. We understand local requirements and can provide you with advice when it comes to kit homes and…

Our work with Make A Wish Australia

BY | May 01, 2015

Dion’s wish:

We are very happy to announce that we were able to help young Dion, 3, diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiosytosis, from Little Mountain. We were approached by Make-A-Wish® Australia to assist with Dion’s wish for a cubby house.

Dion’s wish was to have a cubby house installed, and BAU…

The National Construction Code of Australia and Australian Standards

BY | May 01, 2015

The relationship between the National Construction Code of Australia and Australian Standards

The National Construction Code of Australia (NCC) formerly known as the Building Code of Australia (BCA) sets a uniform set of national provisions for the design and construction of buildings nationwide. This code is produced and updated by…

Builders Sunshine Coast

BY | Apr 27, 2015

Builders Sunshine Coast (How BAUQ Building certifiers can assist you)

Building Approvals United QLD understands building companies need sound advice at the building application stage but also someone you can rely on and contact directly during the constructions stage. We invite you to contact us to discuss how we can…

Kit homes

BY | Apr 27, 2015

Kit homes (Building approval and certification)

Kit homes have become increasingly popular; the majority of Australian companies offering kit homes and products that have been tested to withstand Australian conditions can demonstrate compliance with the National Construction Code of Australia. A kit home usually means a building where…

COMPLIANCE, NOT COMPLAINTS

BY | Feb 04, 2015

The Incorporation Of The Premises Standards Into The BCA

More certainty, better transparency and more predictability – Ed Tarazona looks at what the incorporation of the Premises Standards into the BCA could mean for Building Surveyors.

In 2011, a revision to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) was reviewed and incorporated…

Review of the Building Act 1975 and Building Certification

BY | Feb 04, 2015

Review of the Building Act 1975 and Building Certification (The Wallace Report)

The final report on the Review of the Building Act 1975 and Building Certification in Queensland is now available for public discussion and feedback. This report contains 122 recommendations for improving the building and construction industry, including some…

Changes To QBCC Legislation

BY | Feb 04, 2015

Changes to QBCC legislation were announced recently that will impact the building and construction industry. Examples of these changes:

  • Building disputes
  • Statutory Home Warranty Insurance Scheme

Building disputes (commencing 10 October 2014)

  • Defective work after practical completion
  • Structural defects (replaces Category type 1 defects) – e.g. leaking roof, leaking shower, health and safety…