Maintenance of Essential Safety Measures

Essential Safety Measures (ESMs) are the safety features required in a building…


Toughened Glass Product Safety Recall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a product safety…


NCC 2019 "Out of Cycle" Amendment

An out of cycle amendment to the 2019 National Construction Code, to be known…


$600 Million Towards Cladding Repairs

Recently the Victorian Government committed $600 million to fix buildings with…


Timber Framing Concession - Advisory Note

In recent weeks the VBA and the ABCB have issued industry alerts and advisory…


Professional Indemnity Concessions

The most recent Ministerial Order released on 11 July will come into effect on…


Cladding Safety Victoria

Cladding Safety Victoria has been established by the Victorian Government to…


When is a Building Permit Required?

There is not much that does not require a building permit. Additions and…


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…