Registration as an Adjudicator - Western Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to adjudicate payment disputes in the construction industry.

Any business or person bound by a construction contract may apply to have a dispute about payment resolved by a registered adjudicator. Construction contracts include contracts to:

  • carry out construction work
  • supply goods to a construction site
  • provide on or off site professional services related to the construction work
  • provide on-site services related to the construction industry.

Adjudicators listen to all sides of the dispute and then make a binding decision to resolve the dispute. The aim of adjudication is to resolve the payment dispute fairly and as quickly, informally and inexpensively as possible.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration you must:

  • hold a university degree in one of the following disciplines: architecture, building, engineering, construction, quantity surveying, law, building surveying or project management
  • be eligible for membership of a relevant professional institution, or be a registered building service contractor or practitioner
  • have at least five years of experience in administering construction contracts or dispute resolution relating to construction contracts
  • have successfully completed an approved training course.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $59.50

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Construction Contracts Act 2004 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Construction Contracts Regulation 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

Contact details

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