Building industry essentials
This section provides information for building industry licensees about the key responsibilities of operating as a builder or tradesperson in the NSW residential building industry. The following pages provide information on:
- Licence holder basics
- Home building contracts
- Dealing with customers
- Dispute resolution
- Security of payment
- Building industry links and contacts
For information about running a building or trade business, including business names, marketing and selling, go to the Businesses section of the Fair Trading website.
New rules for home building employers
Did you know that there have been changes to workers' allowances in the home building industry? NSW Industrial Relations can help you get up to speed with the changes.
NSW Building Professionals Board
The NSW Building Professionals Board works to improve the quality of building construction and subdivision in NSW by regulating and educating building and subdivision certifiers.
The Board has produced a number of factsheets to help builders understand their responsibilities in relation to the certification process.
For more information, visit the Building Professionals Board website at www.bpb.nsw.gov.au or call them on 02 9895 5950.