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Victorian building permit activity for May 2017

Wednesday June 28 2017

Victorian building permit activity for May 2017…

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Changes to Victorian owner-builder requirements

Monday June 26 2017

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has refined its requirements for owner-builder applications.…

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Tank it to the Limit – Sure up Your Rainwater Supply

Friday June 16 2017

As winter closes in and wet weather follows, now is the time to think about collecting that free and precious resource – rain.…

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Proposed Criteria for Approval: Codes of Conduct

Wednesday June 14 2017

The Building Act 1993 (Division 2, s177, s177A-177D) empowers the VBA to approve Codes of Conduct (Codes) for categories or classes of registered building practitioners…

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Disciplinary action against Rangeview Estate building surveyor

Tuesday June 13 2017

Today the VBA announced that it had taken disciplinary action against Mr Peter Eyers.…

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Make sure your gutters are not up the spout

Friday June 9 2017

If the sound of rain on your roof is followed by the sound of a waterfall cascading down the side of your house, you could…

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Staying out of hot water – top three audit findings and how to avoid them

Tuesday June 6 2017

Rangehood installations, tempering of heated water services and eaves gutters were among the top sources of plumbing audit failures detected by VBA auditors in April…

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ABCB launches new WaterMark Product Database

Tuesday June 6 2017

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has launched a new online WaterMark Product Database, making it simpler for plumbers to check if their plumbing and…

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VBA and ESV Plumbing Industry Seminar Series – Limited places still available

Tuesday June 6 2017

It's not too late to register for the VBA and ESV Plumbing Industry Seminars 2017. The seminars, which commenced in Wendouree on 16 May 2017,…

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Building surge in Mitchell Shire to start 2017

Monday June 5 2017

Building activity is on the rise in the Mitchell Shire.…

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