Consumer FAQs

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How do I convert from septic tanks to sewerage?

To find information about converting from septic tanks to sewerage and applying for sewer conversions please visit this page.

What are poor plumbing practices?

To learn more about poor plumbing practices, click here.

What are the suggested charge out rates for maintenance plumbing work?

Go to the Find a Plumber feature on our website to find Master Plumber. 

Always ask for quotes and compare prices.

Recommended rates:

Ordinary hours of work 7.30 - 4.30 Monday - Friday

Between $100 and $250 per hour is acceptable, this is subject to a number of variables and can range significantly depending on the type of work being carried out.

These rates are recommended guideline rates only. There is NO set minimum or maximum charges. The recommended hourly rate does not include materials.

Some plumbing companies will charge a call out fee, this could be the hourly rate or included in the first hour of labour charge.

After hours and weekend rates charged, could be as much as double the rate of ordinary hours rates.

Why should I choose a Master Plumber?

Members of the Master Plumbers & Gasfitters Association:

  • Produce quality work that complies with relevant laws and regulations
  • Are qualified and registered plumbing contractors
  • Install and connect pipes, fittings and equipment in the correct manner to protect health and safety