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When a heatpump water heater is removed or replaced, what is being done with the old unit? A few members have posed the question to the MPAQ Technical Team as how to properly dispose of the refrigeration units that contain refrigerant gasses.
Plumbing and Drainage Bill Reintroduced
The Plumbing and Drainage Bill 2017 lapsed and all work associated with the plumbing law reforms was placed on hold when the 55th Queensland Parliament was dissolved. On Thursday, the Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport, the Honourable Mick de Brenni MP reintroduced the Plumbing and Drainage Bill 2018 into the house.
Unitywater’s Sub-metering Process
MPAQ in conjunction with Unitywater want to promote the process for installing sub-meters to plumbers and members in the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa council areas.
Minimum Financial Requirements Review
The Department of Housing and Public Works is currently reviewing the proposed improvements to the Minimum Financial Requirements (MFR) for licensing in the building and construction industry.
ABCB to Review Point of Sale Regulation
The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) will be undertaking a feasibility review for Point of Sale Regulation for the WaterMark Certification Scheme. A Discussion Paper has been prepared to initiate discussion and feedback among people and organisations that are affected by, or involved in, the Scheme’s ongoing administration and future direction.
Information regarding the legislation governing the plumbing and gas industries including the plumbing and drainage acts and regulations as well as the petroleum and gas acts and regulations.