Advice and Information on the Building Act 1975, Building Regulation 2006 and the Building Code of Australia - Queensland


The department  provides building standards advice and information to promote and improve, through each level of government, a regulatory-based framework that enhances and gives incentives to building industry performance.

The department provides Newsflashes, Guidelines and Newsletters which provide explanation and commentary on the minimum standards for design and construction of buildings as contained in the Building Act, Standards, Regulations and the Building Code of Australia. They also provide information and advice, in an educational role to Local Governments and the building industry.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.


Publications are available for a fee. There is no charge for the Building Newsletters, Newsflashes or Guidelines.

Additional information

There is a current process for consolidating and codifying into the Building Code, those requirements from other legislation which sets standards for design and construction of buildings.

The following publication associated with the building code is available from the agency shown:

Useful Websites:

Administering agency

Department of Housing and Public Works

Building Codes Queensland

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Director, Building Legislation and Standards

Building Codes Queensland

Department of Housing and Public Works

Operating address: Level 5, 63 George Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: PO Box 15009
City East
Queensland 4002
Phone: 07 3235 4057
Fax: 07 3237 1248
Website: Department of Housing and Public Works (Opens in new window)