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Victorian building permit activity for June 2016

Friday July 29 2016

June 2016 and Financial Year figures…

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Building Technical Update: Are your smoke alarms installed correctly?

Friday July 29 2016

Feedback to the Victorian Building Authority's (VBA) Proactive Inspections Team from building surveyors and building inspectors indicates some electricians and builders remain uncertain about requirements…

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Plumbing Technical Update: VBA launches guide for developing performance solutions

Friday July 29 2016

A Performance Solution is a method of achieving compliance with the performance requirements of the Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA)…

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Plumbing Technical Update: Multilayer proprietary gas consumer piping

Friday July 29 2016

Multilayer proprietary pipe has become a popular choice of material for gas consumer piping…

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New material for Building Inspector, Building Surveyor, and Commercial Builder registration applications

Friday July 29 2016

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) continues to improve its processes and has introduced a new suite of registration materials for the building categories of Building…

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Victorian Government announce plans to help speed consumer disputes

Friday July 29 2016

The Victorian Government is taking action to ensure builders and consumers can resolve disputes without costly, prolonged and stressful legal action…

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Visit VBA at the Melbourne Homeshow

Friday July 29 2016

The VBA will be participating at the Melbourne Home Show, to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from Thursday 18 – Sunday…

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Record Value of Building Work in 2015-16 Financial Year

Friday July 29 2016

If Victoria's building and plumbing practitioners felt the past 12 months was a busy time for them and their industry…

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VBA Mail June 2016

Thursday June 30 2016

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

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ABCB Advisory Note: Protection of penetration for gas pipes

Thursday June 30 2016

The ABCB has been made aware of uncertainty among practitioners about the Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions…

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