With greater powers and more resources, the VBA will be inspecting more buildings and building sites. New entry, inspection and…

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On 13 March 2018, the Minister for Planning issued a Ministerial Guideline removing the ability of Registered Building Surveyors to…

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In 1974 Victoria was the first Australian state or territory to enact heritage legislation. On 1 November 2017 the Heritage…

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Significant changes are on the horizon for building standards relating to fire safety, with draft amendments to all building codes…

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Build Aware is a new program launched by Victorian Building Authority (VBA), WorkSafe Victoria, Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV), Energy Safe…

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On 1 September 2016, the Building Practitioner Board functions, powers and responsibilities were transferred to the Victorian Building Authority (VBA)…

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“It’s not wood, it’s aluminium”. Knotwood provide timber look cladding using an aluminium product. It is a long-life substitute for timber…

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Fire doors are primarily designed to delay the spread of fire and smoke from one compartment area to another. Their purpose…

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Demolition is defined as the complete or partial dismantling of a building or structure, by pre-planned and controlled methods or…

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With similar properties to Vitracore V2, Larcore A2 maintains a honeycomb core; sandwiched between uncoated aluminium panels and is AS1501…

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