Department of Justice
The person given authority to oversee Tasmania's building processes is the Director of Building Control. The Director is also the Administrator of Occupational Licensing.
The Current Director and Administrator is Mr Dale Webster.
Building Standards and Occupational Licensing is the Department of Justice Output set up to help the Director fulfil the role.
The Output is split into four units:
This small unit includes the staff who directly support the Director in undertaking his duties as Director of Building Control and Administrator of Occupational Licensing.
The unit co-ordinates projects to enhance the regulatory frameworks administered by the Output:
This Unit is responsible for the development of policy and legislative proposals relating to the building and plumbing industries.
Input into technical regulation through the National Construction Code and Tasmanian representation on the Australian Building Codes Board.
Provides training and information to both industry and the public
Responsible for audits of participants in the building process, enforces the requirement to be licensed or accredited and investigates disciplinary complaints against accredited building practitioners.