Directions to Fix Building Work

Building Surveyors are required by law to issue a direction to fix building…


CBD and Southbank Planning Controls

The Planning Minister released new draft planning controls proposed for…


Vitracore G2

Vitracore G2 | Cladding

Façade compliance has been the subject of much concern recently following the…


New Definition of Effective Height

With a number of changes occurring with the NCC 2016, one to note is the new…


High Rise Buildings & BCA Requirements

Buildings over 25 metres are considered high rise buildings in accordance with…


Interim Planning Controls for Melbourne CBD

On Friday, the Victorian Government implemented new interim planning controls…


All Eyes Are on Building Surveyors

Building Surveyors are being scrutinized following the Lacrosse Apartment fire…


Protection Works

The Importance of Protection Works

When building works are in close proximity or directly adjacent to an adjoining…


Building Permit Levy Calculator

The VBA have developed an online calculator to obtain an estimate of the levy…