About Us

Zebra Plumbing is a locally owned and operated plumbing business dedicated to providing you with quality service and peace of mind that once we are on site you’re in good hands.

Our Mission

Zebra Plumbing was started with two fundamentals in mind: provide the best quality workmanship and offer customer care that is friendly and honest.

We strive to provide this to our clients every single day.

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As part of your application for registration (individual or company), the VBA requires you to undertake a national police check. This is done through Australia Post.

All our staff are required to complete a police check for company registration applications. We check and make sure that our staff have provided information that is correct and current.

A key function of the VBA is to supervise and monitor the conduct and ability of licensed and registered plumbers to practise. This ensures compliance with the Building Act 1993 and associated legislation.

We comply with the following checks to ensure plumbing work complies with relevant plumbing laws: Proactive Inspections Program and Plumbing Audit Program.

For each class of plumbing that you are registered in, you: are lawfully able to carry out that plumbing work must comply with the relevant standards for that class and the Regulations must have a licensed plumber for that class sign off compliance certificates for work that you carry out over the value of $750.


The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) regulates Victoria’s plumbing practitioners and plumbing work.

The three key documents which form the plumbing regulatory framework in Victoria are:

  • the Building Act 1993 (the Act)
  • the Plumbing Regulations 2018 (the Regulations), and the
  • National Construction Code, Volume 3 (Plumbing Code of Australia, PCA)

Our Core Values

Customer Care

Our staff have been trained and will guarantee that their workmanship is completed to the highest standards in the most efficient way possible with as little inconvenience to our customers as possible.


We firmly believe our success has come as a result of being transparent and honest with all of our clients and keeping them informed every step of the way from the moment they call to after the job is finished. Following up after to ensure quality of workmanship and complete client satisfaction.


We believe every job needs the right tools and experience, and that’s why at Zebra Plumbing we invest in both the latest solutions and technologies with the most relevant qualifications and training within the industry.


Zebra Plumbing is a family-owned business based in Melbourne, Australia. We pride ourselves on our focus on customer service, professionalism, and passion for offering quality workmanship.

Who We Are

At Zebra Plumbing, we focus holistically on customer satisfaction and professionalism.

Our founder, Byron Slabbert, has worked in the industry for over 12 years, with experience in commercial and domestic plumbing.

Along with his university degree in accounting, this has provided him with a unique understanding and passion for offering quality service.

Meet the team

Byron Slabbert

Operations Manager






The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) regulates plumbers, plumbing work and plumbing standards. To lawfully carry out plumbing work in one or more of these classes in Victoria, you must be one of the following: licensed in the class registered in the class (or hold provisional registration in the class) be in training under the supervision of a licensed plumber.


As specified in the Building Act 1993, all licensed plumbers must provide evidence to the VBA that they hold the relevant insurance before the VBA will issue or renew a plumbing licence. It is an offence to work as a licensed plumber without insurance cover in the required areas. Licensed Plumbers (Type B Gasfitting work) Insurance Order.

  • Melbourne
  • Camberwell
  • Hawthorn
  • Kew
  • Richmond
  • South Yarra
  • Brighton
  • Ivanhoe
  • St Kilda
  • Fitzroy
  • Brunswick
  • Malvern
  • Balwyn
  • Abbotsford
  • Armadale
  • Kooyong
  • Northcote
  • Clifton Hill
  • Carlton
  • Toorak