There are state-specific regulatory governing authorities that issue trade licences and each state has different governing bodies. Most are easily sourced via the internet or via enquiry calls. As there are quite a few, we’ve correlated some useful links and resources to help you.
Remember to do your due diligence as errors or incidences from unlicensed and unskilled contractors could be very costly!
Online Trade Licence Check
For a quick online trade license check, you can visit www.licensedtrades.com.au.
Australian Institute of Architects
Building Designers Association of Australia
Consumer Protection and Information
Other Handy Links to Know About
An independent and member-funded site allowing you to search and compare key products and services relevant to building and renovating.
Housing Industry Association
Housing Industry Association (HIA) is the official body of Australia’s home building industry.
Livable Housing Australia
Provides advice and guidelines for each room of the house detailing how to maximise design for elderly, people living with disability and young children.
Master Builders Association
Choose which State or Territory is relevant to you. Provides information on legal, OHS, Building Codes and permits.
This site shows how to create a comfortable home with low impact on the environment – economical to run, healthier to live in and adaptable to your changing needs.