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VCAT upholds BPB finding on building surveyor

Thursday December 1 2016

Building Surveyor loses battle to avoid cancellation of registration…

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Victorian building permit activity for October 2016

Thursday December 1 2016

Victorian building permit activity for October 2016…

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Save money and make your home more energy efficient and comfortable

Thursday November 17 2016

With forecasts that energy prices will continue to rise, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has prepared a series of tips on how householders can save…

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The ABCB Releases Two New Handbooks

Thursday November 17 2016

The ABCB have recently published the two new Handbooks, Upgrading Existing Buildings and Indoor Air Quality.…

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The ABCB's 2017 NCC Information Seminars Registrations Now Open

Thursday November 17 2016

Registrations are NOW OPEN for the Australian Building Codes Board's (ABCB) 2017 NCC Information Seminars.…

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The ABCB Consultation Regulation Impact Statements

Thursday November 17 2016

The Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) titled Assessment of the National Construction Code's fire hose reel requirements for new (Class 5) office buildings has been…

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VBA Annual Report now available online

Monday November 7 2016

VBA Annual Report now available online…

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VBA’s key safety role behind the scenes at Victoria’s big events

Monday November 7 2016

As horse racing fans and VIPs take their places in the glamorous marquees at this year's Melbourne racing carnival it is unlikely they will be…

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Transverse roof flashings and capping fixings

Monday November 7 2016

To ensure consumer safety, the VBA conducts compliance audits and inspections of plumbing work throughout Victoria.…

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Gasfitting Standards Alert - Amendments to AS/NZS 5601 Parts 1 and 2

Monday November 7 2016

Plumbing practitioners carrying out gasfitting work are advised to familiarise themselves with the recent amendments to the relevant standards for gasfitting installations.…

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