About Us

Brisbane Institute Of Building & Construction

Welcome to the Brisbane Institute of Building & Construction. We offer advice on a ranges of services for building contractors in South East Queensland. From roofing contractors to home renovations builders, patio and carport builders, asbestos removalists and other contractors, we provide advice on getting insurance, licenses and safety guidelines.

We aim to offer a completely free advice portal to help local builders in the construction and hone renovation industry based in Brisbane.


The site was founded by Melissa Downs. Her husband has been in the building industry for over 30 years. She noticed a large number of contractors who required information on setting up their own contracting business and decided to create a portal to help them make the right decisions.


To educate local building contractors on licenses, insurance and workplace health an s safety.

If you are thinking of starting your own business then please take the time to browse this website, you will find a range of great information on the foundations of setting up a business as stated by the Queensland Government.