Minimum Garden Area Requirements

The amending regulations insert new regulation 76A into the Building…


Updated Regulatory Forms

In conjunction with the 2018 Building Regulation changes, industry regulatory…


Building Law Changes

Changes to the Victorian Building Laws designed to increase compliance and…


The Fallout from the Cladding Crises

As a result of the VBA cladding crackdown, Building Surveyors are finding that…


Additional Mandatory Inspections

New mandatory staged inspections are now required where building works include…


Compliant Inspection Report Format

Building inspection reports must now comply with the new Certificate of…


Cladding Crackdown

Over recent months the VBA have been requesting information on the type of…


Building Confidence Report

In mid-2017 The Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) commissioned Professor Peter…


Balconies & Climbing Hazards

When installing air-conditioner condenser units and planter boxes on…


2018 Building Regulations - Commencing 2 June 2018

The new Building Regulations 2018 is set to commence on 2 June 2018 and will…