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…


Fire and Smoke Wall Penetrations

Mandatory inspections to all penetrations through fire and smoke resisting…


Power to Ban Cladding

Proposed amendments to the Building Act address the Victorian Cladding…


Authority to Cancel a Practitioners' Licence

Proposed changes to the Act currently in Parliament will permit both the VBA…