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ABCB 2017 NCC Information Seminars

Monday October 31 2016

In February / March 2017 the ABCB will be holding their 2017 NCC Information Seminars.…

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Corkman Irish Pub demolition: update

Friday October 21 2016

The VBA has commenced its investigation jointly with the City of Melbourne into the demolition of the Corkman Irish Pub to determine any breaches of…

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Corkman Irish Pub demolition

Wednesday October 19 2016

The VBA is working with the City of Melbourne Municipal Building Surveyor – and is conducting its own investigation – to determine any breaches of…

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The VBA 2015-16 Annual Report is now online

Wednesday October 12 2016

VBA Annual Report highlights results of proactive regulation…

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VBA Mail September 2016

Wednesday October 5 2016

The September 2016 edition of VBA Mail is available to read online…

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Does Your Glass Splashback Comply?

Wednesday October 5 2016

Safety in the kitchen is important for everyone. Good building practices will help maintain safety and one important area too often overlooked is the proximity…

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Victorian building permit activity for August 2016

Tuesday October 4 2016

Victorian building permit activity for August 2016…

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Defective Buildings and the VBA

Tuesday October 4 2016

The issues highlighted by the story in the Sunday Age (25 Sept) demonstrate the need for the Government's ongoing reforms for the protection of consumers…

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Water Temperature for Personal Hygiene Purposes

Tuesday October 4 2016

Hot water temperatures must reach the right levels to ensure hygiene but the VBA has seen a recent increase in the number of systems installed…

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Keeping Compliance Certificates and Associated Documents

Tuesday October 4 2016

Plumbing practitioners need to be aware that Section 221ZM of the Building Act 1993 requires a copy of every signed compliance certificate to be kept…

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