Owner-Builders

This page contains details about the 2017 changes that may directly or indirectly affect you as a owner-builder.

Changes effective from 1 July 2017

Owner-builders entering into major domestic building contracts must make sure that the person they are contracting with is registered in a category or class that authorises them to do the work.

An exception is created for corporations up to 1 July 2018 when the corporate registration scheme takes effect.

Fact sheet