Partnerships, Domestic Contracts & Insurances

New rules which became effective on 1 December 2020 require building surveyors…


NCC 2022 Delay

Adoption of the 2022 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) will be…


Building Surveyors Code of Conduct

The VBA released its first Code of Conduct for Building Surveyors on 1 January…


Ban on High Risk Cladding Products

The Victorian Minister for Planning has declared external wall cladding…


Changes to the Cladding Rectification Levy

Changes have been made to the way the cladding rectification levy is applied…


Yarra Planning Scheme - New Development Contributions Levy

From 1 February 2021 a new Development Contribution Levy (DCL) came into…


Labelling of ACP Products

In early 2018, the Building Ministers Forum requested Standards Australia to…


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…