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…


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…


Gas Cooktops & Rangehood Clearances

Plumbing audits conducted by the VBA have found required clearances for range…


Mandatory Registration of Swimming Pools & Spas

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


Do Your Doors Comply?

Doors/accessways need to be visible to ensure that people can find them 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…