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What You Need To Know About Five Year Re-Registration

Tuesday October 4 2016

Maintaining a high professional standard is vital to build confidence in the building industry. The move to replace existing open-ended registrations with a five yearly…

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Box Gutters Alert to Building and Plumbing Practitioner

Tuesday October 4 2016

Too often the VBA finds box gutters installed that aren't the right size, don't terminate correctly or have other problems that make them non-compliant; which…

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Building Amendment – Specific Use Bushfire Protected Buildings

Tuesday October 4 2016

Research and understanding of bushfires is generating significant improvements in safety and as that knowledge and expertise advances so do the regulations required to ensure…

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New Building Appeals Board website

Wednesday September 14 2016

The new Building Appeals Board website has been launched…

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August 2016 edition of VBA Mail

Monday September 5 2016

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

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ABCB Advisory Note - Fire Performance of External Walls and Cladding

Friday September 2 2016

At its meeting on 19 February 2016, the Building Ministers' Forum agreed to the development and implementation of a range of measures to help address…

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Changes to the Building Act

Thursday September 1 2016

Changes to the Building Act 1993 came into effect on 1 September…

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Victorian building permit activity for July 2016

Thursday September 1 2016

Victorian building permit activity for July 2016…

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VBA at the Melbourne Homeshow

Wednesday August 31 2016

The Melbourne Home Show is one of Melbourne's biggest home maker and renovator events drawing tens of thousands of idea seekers together…

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VBA launching new look registration cards and certificates

Wednesday August 31 2016

From 1 September, the VBA will be introducing new look registration cards and certificates for registered building practitioners…

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