Consultation paper – Registration of building engineers in Western Australia

The Department of Mains, Industry Regulation and Safety Building and Energy (DMIRS) has released a consultation paper proposing changes to the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 to allow for the registration of building engineers and to introduce a code of conduct for engineers.

It will also require all types of registered practitioners to work within their area of competence.
The categories of engineer proposed to be registered include:

  • Civil
  • Structural
  • Hydraulic
  • Mechanical
  • Geotechnical
  • Fire safety

The closing date for submissions is Thursday 3 December 2020.
Download the consultation paper for details of the proposals and to have your say. For further information please email your questions to

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