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Our offices will close on Monday 24 December 2018 and reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019.

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Unsafe barbecues can cause fires, injury or damage to property. Before you fire it up, do a gas barbecue safety check.

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Office hours – December and January

Our offices will be closed from Monday 24 December 2018 to Wednesday 2 January 2019. Normal services will return on Thursday 3 January 2019. For urgent...

Electrician spared from electric shock but property...

An electrician was employed by an electrical contractor engaged by the network operator to carry out work on their Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)...

Hidden dangers in old power transformers

Building and Energy urges electricians working on power transformers to exercise caution after a recent incident where electrical workers were exposed to...

Spring into action on electrical safety: time to test RCDs

With a new season underway, the State’s energy safety regulator is urging home and business owners to do a simple check of their residual current devices ...

Application for a restricted electrical workers licence –...

Suitable for applicants who have completed the Restricted Electrical Licence System Training Record and Logbook (purple logbook).

eNotice – Terms and conditions

Reminder to use the correct postal address

Building and Energy wishes to remind you that you must use the correct postal address for all correspondence. Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and...

Swimming pools and spas: electrical bonding

Electrical bonding associated with a pool or spa must comply with Clause 5.6.2.6 of Australian Standard AS/NZS 3000:2018 (known as the ‘Wiring Rules’). Your...

Upgrade a tradespersons permit to a Class G gasfitting...

Application to upgrade a tradespersons permit to a Class G gasfitting permit (suitable for applicants who have successfully completed the on-the-job training...

Take the pressure down: water heater explosion prompts...

Some quick checks and routine maintenance could have prevented the explosion of a storage water heater outside a home in Perth’s north, according to Building...

Building and Energy fee schedule – electrical and gas

DC isolating switches in solar PV installations

From 30 June 2018, DC isolating switches used in solar PV installations must comply with a Level 3 certification under the national Electrical Equipment...

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