About Us and the Building Code of Australia
PBS Australia is, as the wording describes, a company which offers a wide range of professional services to private individuals and the Building Construction Industry.
Professional Building Services Australia was registered in February 1994.
PBS Australia Director, Grant Riches together with Consultants, Lindsay DeVeth, Terry Bush and Rachael Cormie have wide and extensive experience in Building Control, both in the Commercial and Residential sectors. Each with National Accreditation they are able to ensure every step is taken to achieve a satisfactory outcome for your project.
Grant has been in the building industry for 40 years, over 30 directly involved in Building Surveying. Grant is well known in the industry and has been on numerous legislative and technical Committees. Grant is also a Consultant Building Surveyor for several regional Councils.
Terry has a wealth of knowledge after being in the building industry for over 40 years. As a tradesman, builder, designer and Building Surveyor; he has held a qualification as a building surveyor for 20 years. He has worked in local and state government in Western Australia and now in the private sector. Terry has been on the National Board of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors as a director and National President from 2010 to 2012.
Lindsay has been involved with Building Surveying for 30 years, 27 in Local Government and 3 in the private sector. He has a sound knowledge of the Building Codes of Australia and relevant Acts and Regulations. Lindsay is also a Consultant Building Surveyor for several regional Councils
Kirstie is the Receptionist; she is available to help you with lodging your applications for Building Rules Consent and also following up on the progress of jobs you have lodged awaiting approval. Any queries you have feel free to contact her.
Deb is the Office and Accounts Manager; she is able to assist with any queries you may have.
The primary role of PBS Australia is the Assessment and Approval of Building Applications, more commonly known as Private Certification, however extends to include a wide range of Planning advice, inspections, building condition reports and the like where qualified diagnosis and recommendation are necessary. Particularly important where legal issues or disputes are involved.
We believe you will find all of the services performed by PBS Australia, thorough, expeditious and competitive.