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…


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…


Notable Changes to NCC 2019 Volume One

To assist in identifying changes to the NCC 2019 Volume One edition which…


Mandatory Registration of Swimming Pools & Spas

Legislation was recently passed to make the registration of swimming pools and…


Changes to the Victorian Plumbing Regulations

The Victorian Building Authority has worked with industry and the Department of…


Sub-Contractor Work Restrictions

A new registration process to ensure 'restricted works' are performed by…


NCC 2019 Draft - Have your say

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


Penalties for carrying out Building Work without a Permit

Effective 4th July 2016, land owners and owner-builders are responsible for…