Construction and trade essentials

Information about the essentials of being part of the building and construction industry.

The construction and trade essentials section provides information on the responsibilities of operating as a builder or tradesperson in the NSW building industry. The following pages provide information on licences, contracts, dispute resolution, payments and a list of helpful contacts.

Go to business essentials on our website for information about running a building or trade business, including business names, marketing and selling.

Go to the building certification pages for information on certification.