In every state there are different and specific rules, regulations, laws and controlling bodies to enforce the regional laws and regulations. These are designed to protect the general public and ensure specific standards are delivered consistently. Currently, as there is no federal body that sets and manages standards for the various trades, it can be a little bit of a nightmare to firstly understand if the trade in your state should be registered or be working to specific standards.

To make things a little easier, Building Assistance Australia has created the reference table below as a quick reference. However, this is table is only a guide and we advise if you are concernrd to check with your local authorities.