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Disciplinary actions

A list of inquiries conducted and disciplinary actions taken by the board is provided below.

Date Practitioner name Registration number Summary chargesDecision
07/08/22GT Projects Australasia Pty Ltd218464CUGuilty of two counts of professional misconductReprimanded and fined 30 penalty units at $162 totalling $4,860
Reason for decision 7 August 2022 PDF (460.1 KB)
07/12/21Anthony (Paul) Hinkley51750BUGuilty of professional misconduct and specific breaches of the Building Act 1993Reprimanded and fined 20 penalty units at $157 totalling $3,140
Reason for decision 7 December 2021 PDF (196.1 KB)
07/12/21Asbuild (NT) Pty Ltd26542CRGuilty of professional misconduct and specific breaches of the Building Act 1993Reprimanded and fined 20 penalty units at $157 totalling $3,140
Reason for decision 7 December 2021 PDF (223.2 KB) 
08/02/21 Geoffrey Martin Not registered Guilty of professional misconduct and specific breaches of the Building Act 1993 Reprimanded and fined 11 penalty units. Practitioner required to give written undertaking to the Building Practitioners Board that he will not apply for registration as a building practitioner before 4 July 2022.
Reasons for decision dated 8 February 2021 PDF (1.2 MB)
05/10/20 John Scott and JW Consultants Pty Ltd 17207ES and 26025ES Guilty of three counts of professional misconduct Both registrations cancelled and maximum civil penalty of 40 penalty units totalling $6,320
Reasons for decision dated 5 October 2020 PDF (562.5 KB)
19/08/19 Patrick Whitehead 162661PU Guilty of professional misconduct Reprimand and civil penalty of 4 penalty units totalling $600
Reasons for decision dated 19 August 2019 PDF (501.0 KB)
09/07/19 Roger Halliwell 16651CR Guilty of professional misconduct Reprimand and civil penalty of 10 penalty unit at $155
Reasons for decision dated 9 July 2019 PDF (395.2 KB)
07/05/19 NQ Sheds and Patios - Luke Jager 182461CR Guilty of professional misconduct Reprimand and civil penalty of 1 penalty unit at $155
Reasons for decision dated 7 May 2019 PDF (106.2 KB)
21/06/18 Penelope Whinney-Houghton 18889BR Guilty of professional misconduct Suspension from a period of two years from the date of the decision to 20 June 2020
Reasons for decision dated 20 April 2018 PDF (232.7 KB)
Reasons for decision dated 21 June 2018 PDF (36.8 KB)
14/03/18 Constantine Giannakas 17419CU Guilty of professional misconduct Suspension from a period of two months and civil penalty of 8 penalty units at $154 totalling $1,232
Reasons for decision dated 13 March 2018 PDF (144.8 KB)
02/03/18 Elizabeth Ashton / Tick of Approval 23597BU Guilty of professional misconduct Civil penalty of 7 penalty units at $154 totalling $1,078 for Elizabeth Ashton, and
Civil penalty of 7 penalty units at $154 totalling $1,078 for Tick of Approval
Reasons for decision dated 2 March 2018 PDF (204.0 KB)
24/05/17 Skandys Group Pty Ltd 171650CU Contravention of a decision made by Commissioner of Residential Building Disputes Reprimand and civil penalty of 15 penalty units at $154 totalling $2,310
21/05/14 Ian Charles Izod 18986BU Guilty of professional misconduct Civil penalty $1,750
Reasons for decision dated 3 April 2014 PDF (1.4 MB)
and 21 May 2014 PDF (182.3 KB)
21/05/14 Building One Pty Ltd 18993BU Guilty of professional misconduct Civil penalty $1,250
Reasons for decision dated 3 April 2014 PDF (1.4 MB)
and 21 May 2014 PDF (182.3 KB)
06/03/13 Ioannis Glynatsis 15700CU Guilty of professional misconduct Civil Penalty $1,500
Reasons for decision dated 4 April 2013 PDF (798.2 KB)
and 17 May 2013 PDF (1.1 MB)
06/03/13 ACT Builders (NT) Pty Ltd 15716CU Guilty of professional misconduct Civil penalty $1,500
Reasons for decision dated 4 April 2013 PDF (798.2 KB)
and 17 May 2013 PDF (1.1 MB)
16/02/10 Michael Baxter 14151CR Guilty of professional misconduct Civil penalty of $500
Reasons for decision dated 16 February 2010 PDF (400.3 KB)
04/06/09 Ian Gum 12262CR

Guilty of professional misconduct for

  • failing to enter into a written building contract under section 48B of the Building Act
  • making a false declaration under section 69(1) of the Building Act
  • failing to carry out prescribed works in accordance with the building permit under section 55 of the Building Act.

in relation to building works at Lot 4487 (26) Spicer Crescent, Alice Springs.

Reasons for decision dated 12 February 2009 PDF (493.3 KB)
and 4 June 2009 PDF (300.4 KB)
22/06/07 Ian Izod 18986BU Guilty of professional misconduct namely failing, without reasonable excuse, to comply with a reasonable request from the Director of Building Control to provide information and produce documentation under section 33(1)(a) of the Building Act in relation to building works at Lot 6482 Steele Street, Winnellie. Civil penalty of $500 plus undertaking to demonstrate a diary response system