Timber Framing Concession - Advisory Note

In recent weeks the VBA and the ABCB have issued industry alerts and advisory…


Professional Indemnity Concessions

The most recent Ministerial Order released on 11 July will come into effect on…


Cladding Safety Victoria

Cladding Safety Victoria has been established by the Victorian Government to…


Building Permit Application Changes

Commencing 1 July 2019, Registered Building Surveyors (RBS) must submit an…


$46.4M Cladding Budget

The Victorian state budget has $46.4 million set aside in 2019-20 to address an…


When is a Building Permit Required?

There is not much that does not require a building permit. Additions and…


Are you NCC ready?

Wednesday 1 May 2019 will see the adoption of NCC 2019 Volumes, 1, 2 and 3. A…


Australian Standard Changes

In conjunction with the NCC 2019 coming into effect on 1 May 2019, there are a…


The difference between Ambulant and Accessible Toilets?

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


Understanding Certificate Validity

Certificates are usually issued for three years and, unless renewed, expire at…