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Booking gas meter fixes on properties

Friday, 17 February 2017

The VBA has become aware of plumbing practitioners lodging compliance certificates relating to gasfitting work prior to obtaining a gas meter fix.…

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Invitation to comment on Plumbing Regulations 2008

Friday, 17 February 2017

Plumbing practitioners and interested stakeholders are invited to make submissions on the operation and effectiveness of the Plumbing Regulations 2008.…

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Building regulators heading to Geelong and Surf Coast

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Builders will have access to a range of construction industry experts when regulators visit Geelong and the Surf Coast next week to examine safety and…

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The Written Directions to Fix Building Work form has been updated

Tuesday, 14 February 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, 30 January 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, 25 January 2017

Victorian building permit activity for December 2016…

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BAB dismisses appeal for alternative solution to Lacrosse cladding issue

Monday, 16 January 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, 5 January 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, 30 December 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, 29 December 2016

Victorian building permit activity for November 2016…

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