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The Written Directions to Fix Building Work form has been updated

Tuesday February 14 2017

The updated form is effective from 20 March 2017, allowing time for industry to make adjustments to work practices and systems.…

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Tender for research into non-conforming building products released for submission

Monday January 30 2017

Research to Improve the Evidence Base Relating to Non-Conforming Building Products…

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Victorian building permit activity for December 2016

Wednesday January 25 2017

Victorian building permit activity for December 2016…

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BAB dismisses appeal for alternative solution to Lacrosse cladding issue

Monday January 16 2017

The Building Appeals Board (BAB) has dismissed the appeals of owners and the builder that would have permitted an alternative solution to replacing the non-compliant…

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VBA urges home owners to be alert for termite activity

Thursday January 5 2017

Victorian Building Authority CEO Prue Digby today urged home owners to be alert for termite activity in and around their homes this summer.…

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Wall collapse in Highbury Road, Mount Waverley

Friday December 30 2016

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is aware of the collapse of a brick garage wall in Highbury Road, Mount Waverley.…

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Victorian building permit activity for November 2016

Thursday December 29 2016

Victorian building permit activity for November 2016…

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VBA inquiry into domestic building continues

Friday December 23 2016

Victorian Building Authority CEO Prue Digby today confirmed that the authority has been undertaking an inquiry to determine whether there are systemic problems with building…

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Time to tap into rainwater tanks

Thursday December 22 2016

Household rainwater tanks have made a massive comeback across Victoria over recent years.…

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Check decks and balconies for a safe summer outdoors

Thursday December 15 2016

With warmer weather and the holiday season approaching, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is urging homeowners to inspect the integrity of their decks and balconies.…

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