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Unsafe excavations unearthed on Surf Coast

Wednesday March 15 2017

The VBA has directed that excavation works cease immediately on two potentially unsafe building sites in Lorne.…

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VBA Proactive Inspection Program Update

Wednesday March 15 2017

The VBA Proactive Inspection Program (PIP) visits buildings under construction, inspecting the work and engaging with building and plumbing practitioners about…

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World Plumbing Day recognises important role of plumbers

Friday March 10 2017

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has sponsored a special industry event at the Brunswick Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre (PICAC) ahead of World Plumbing Day…

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Watersun Homes

Wednesday March 1 2017

The VBA is aware of the potential impact on consumers as a result of Watersun Homes going into administration.…

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Charges laid over demolition of Corkman Irish Pub

Friday February 24 2017

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and the City of Melbourne have jointly laid a total of 16 charges against those involved in the demolition of…

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Victorian building permit activity for January 2017

Wednesday February 22 2017

Victorian building permit activity for January 2017…

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Build Aware breakfast

Tuesday February 21 2017

The VBA, EPA, WorkSafe, Consumer Affairs Victoria and Energysafe inspectors met builders last week at a breakfast, which was hosted by Fagg's Mitre 10 in…

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The Plumbing Audit Monthly Report for January 2017 is now available

Friday February 17 2017

The Plumbing Audit Monthly Report for January 2017 is now available. To view the report, click here.…

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Reminder on roof and floor truss computations, layout plan and certification

Friday February 17 2017

The VBA's Inspection Services Team has issued a reminder about the importance of roof and floor truss computations, layout plans and certification (the truss details)…

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Change to Annual Renewal Form

Friday February 17 2017

To be better reflect the language used in the Building Act 1993 (the Act), the VBA has changed the title of the annual renewal notice…

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