VBA Powers of Entry

With greater powers and more resources, the VBA will be inspecting more…


NCC 2016 Amendment 1 - Summary of Changes

NCC 2016 Amendment 1 - Effective from 12 March 2018 The amended NCC 2016 Volume…


NCC 2019 Draft - Have your say

NCC 2019 Public Comment Draft The NCC 2019 Public Comment Draft proposed a…


Balcony & Deck Maintenance

When designing a new balcony or deck, consideration should be given to its…


Cladding Alert

On 13 March 2018, the Minister for Planning issued a Ministerial Guideline…


Heritage Act 2017

In 1974 Victoria was the first Australian state or territory to enact heritage…


What is the difference between Ambulant and Accessible Toilets?

What is the difference between Ambulant and Accessible facilities? Ambulant…


Victorian Planning Provision Reforms

The Victorian Government is improving the operation of its planning system,…


Changes the NCC

Significant changes are on the horizon for building standards relating to fire…


New Format Plumbing Certificate

Compliance certificates are issued to certify that plumbing work complies with…