In this chapter—
"building" means a fixed structure that is wholly or partly enclosed by walls or is roofed.
"building contract" —
(a) means a contract or other arrangement for carrying out building work in Queensland (whether or not the contract or arrangement is also for other matters); but
(b) does not include a subcontract.
(a) means—(i) the erection or construction of a building; or(ii) the renovation, alteration, extension, improvement or repair of a building; or(iii) the provision of lighting, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, water supply, sewerage or drainage in connection with a building; or(iv) any site work (including the construction of retaining structures) related to work of a kind referred to above; or(v) the preparation of plans or specifications for the performance of building work; or(vi) contract administration carried out by a person in relation to the construction of a building designed by the person; or(vii) fire protection work; or(viii) carrying out a completed building inspection; or(ix) the inspection or investigation of a building, and the provision of advice or a report, for termite management systems for the building or for termite infestation in the building; and
(b) includes work prescribed by regulation; and
(c) does not include work prescribed by regulation.
(a) means work required on an ongoing basis to—(i) prevent deterioration or failure of a thing; or(ii) restore a thing to its correct operating specifications; or(iii) replace a component at the end of its working life; but
(b) does not include—(i) improving a building to increase its capabilities or functions; or(ii) improving a building to meet new statutory requirements applying to the building; or(iii) a refurbishment or replacement of a building that extends the life of the building.
(a) means—(i) an agency, authority, commission, corporation, instrumentality, office, or other entity, established under an Act or by authority of the State for a public or State purpose; or(ii) a corporation, owned or controlled by the State, a local government or an entity mentioned in subparagraph (i) , if declared by regulation to be a State authority; or(iii) a subsidiary of a corporation mentioned in subparagraph (ii) ; or(iv) a part of an entity mentioned in subparagraphs (i) to (iii) ; but
(b) does not include an entity prescribed by regulation.
(a) as a party to a subcontract for the building contract is required to carry out subcontracted work; and
(b) is a beneficiary of the project bank account.