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VBA response to fraudulent building licences arrests

Friday November 17 2017

The VBA welcomes the news that the Fraud and Extortion Squad detectives have arrested 10 men following an investigation…

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Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey 2017

Tuesday November 14 2017

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has commenced conducting its annual stakeholder satisfaction survey. The survey has been undertaken annually since 2003.…

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Build aware inspections taking place in Melbourne, Port Phillip and Stonnington

Thursday November 9 2017

Five Victorian building regulators from the joint initiative 'Build Aware' will inspect building, construction and demolition sites across the cities of Melbourne, Port Phillip and…

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Melbourne Cup public holiday

Monday November 6 2017

Due to the Melbourne Cup Public Holiday, drain inspections cannot be booked in Victoria on Tuesday 7/11/17.…

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Clarification – Changes to registration requirements for domestic builders and draftspersons

Monday October 30 2017

Some practitioners have requested a clarification about the change to the registration threshold that was posted on 22 August 2017. From 1 August 2017, the…

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SME Network for Architects and Building Designers

Wednesday October 25 2017

The ABCB is working on a number of projects that focus on engendering a performance-based mindset across Australia's architectural and design sectors.…

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Victorian building permit activity for September 2017

Tuesday October 24 2017

Victorian building permit activity for September 2017…

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Good neighbours and protection work when building

Tuesday October 24 2017

With a strong residential building market, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) reminds those proposing building work that they have obligations under the Building Act 1993…

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Registration is now open for the 2018 NCC Information Seminars

Monday October 23 2017

In February and March 2018, a representative from the ABCB will be coming to a capital city near you.…

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Easy, low-cost steps to boost your home’s bushfire protection

Wednesday October 18 2017

Blazes in remote areas of Gippsland have signalled an early start to an expected above-normal fire season and serve as a reminder for people living…

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