Our advocacy team has been tackling issues with QBCC, Government & other industry stakeholders on behalf of our members. We’ve met with the Department of Housing & Public Works to discuss Architects Regulation, CPD, Combustible Cladding & Interior Designer licensing.
There have been talks with QBCC regarding licensing issues, financial reporting & PI requirements, & QBCC standards. We’ve also maintained connections with TAFE, providing technical assistance & discussing technical requirements for licensing & changes to the National Training Packages.
Here's what your Advocacy & Licensing sub-committee got up to on your behalf on 2019:
Meetings with the Department of Housing & Public Works discussing topics;
Building Ministers Forum Updates.
Unlicensed Building Designers.
Interior Designers – Need for licensing.
Continuing Professional Development.
Accessible Housing Consultation.
Changes to the QLD Building Act to include Combustible Cladding.
Architects Regulation Changes – consultation & input into BOAQ Enforcement guidelines.
Fire Protection Licensing Framework Consultation.
Meetings with the QBCC;
Industry Stakeholder Meetings discussing the hot topics of the Construction Industry at the time.
Building Design License Experience Requirements & General Licensing Issues.
Financial Reporting and Professional Indemnity Insurance Requirements.
QBCC Standards & Tolerance Updates.
Rectification of Building Work Regulatory Guide.
QBCC Education & Engagement Discussions.
Technical Assistance / General Info;
Advising members of CodeMark Certificate Issues.
TAFE – Technical Requirements for Licensing & changes to the National Training Packages.
Building Industry forum – PI Insurance Issues with Building Certifiers.
Update on NSW Draft Design & Building Practitioners Bill 2019.
Accessible Housing Options Paper Consultation Report.
Proposed Changes to QLeave Submission.
Standards Australia Distribution & Licensing Policy Framework Submission.
Architects Regulation Submission to the Minister for the DHPW.
Want to know more about your Advocacy & Licensing sub-committee or become part of the team? Get in touch with Brenden Creed, the sub-committee's chair via email@example.com