LEGISLATION

CHANGES TO PLUMBING LEGISLATION – 1 JULY 2019 COMMENCEMENT

The Plumbing and Drainage Act 2018 was passed by the Queensland Parliament on 11 September 2018.

The Plumbing and Drainage Regulation 2019 was approved by the Governor in Council on 4 April 2019.

The new Act will commence on 1 July 2019, along with the new Regulation and new Queensland Plumbing Wastewater Code.

This has been an extensive consultation and we would like to thank everyone who has had their say.

FIND OUT ABOUT THE CHANGES

Fact sheets

We have developed fact sheets to help industry and the community prepare for these changes to the plumbing laws.​​​

Webinar

Watch our webinar to understand the new plumbing and drainage laws starting 1 July 2019.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Read the video transcript (Word Document)

Forms

These forms and templates have been created for use with respect to plumbing and drainage assessment process under the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2018.  They will be uploaded to the Department’s website in the near future.


More information

Queensland Building Plan 2017

​​​​​​​Should you wish to discuss these changes further, please contact Simone Boughen simone.boughen@hpw.qld.gov.au