Building Work Act 1975


Builders and tradespeople are required to be licensed for the work that they do, and to have proper contracts and insurance in place for jobs.


The legislation provides a range of useful information to help you understand your rights and responsibilities when you build or renovate your home.


The Adelaide Building and Construction Commissions also provides home owners specialist advice in relation to:

  • Preparing for building or renovating
  • Selecting a tradesperson or builder
  • The building process
  • Contracts
  • Home Building Compensation Fund
  • Insurance
  • Becoming an owner-builder
  • Building a pool
  • After you build or renovate
  • Resolving building disputes
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