Licensed Plumbers Numbers

Licence Type Number
Plumbing Contractor 3,239
Tradesperson 3,905
Total Number of Licensed Plumbers
(31/10/2013)
7,144

Establishment and function

The Plumbers Licensing Board was established by the Plumbers Licensing Act 1995.

The Act vests the Board with four main functions:

  1. to monitor matters relating to the qualification and training of plumbers;
  2. to advise the Minister for Commerce on matters relating to the licensing and regulation of plumbers;
  3. to administer a plumber licensing scheme; and
  4. to perform licensing, disciplinary and other function given to it by the Regulations (Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations ).

Page last updated on: Tuesday, 10 December 2013

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