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Working on sites with a recycled water service

Tuesday May 31 2016

For plumbers working on a site that has a recycled water service, knowing the source and nature of the water supply that you are working…

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Industry Update: Amendments to Gas Standards AS/NZ 5601.1:2013 and AS/NZS 5601.2:2013

Tuesday May 31 2016

On 11 May 2016 Standards Australia published amendments to the following gas standards…

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Bottom plate overhang

Tuesday May 31 2016

In its Proactive Inspection Program, the VBA has identified a number of sites where bottom plates overhang the slab edge and have not been approved…

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Industry Update: Terminating a Building Surveyor

Tuesday May 31 2016

The VBA is seeing an increase in the number of requests to Terminate the appointment of a Private Building Surveyor...…

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eToolbox for mobile launching 6 June

Tuesday May 31 2016

For the first time, licensed plumbing practitioners will be able to reliably access eToolbox on their smart device...…

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VBA Seminar Series educating practitioners on the NCC 2016

Tuesday May 31 2016

More than 1000 building and plumbing practitioners from across Victoria have joined technical and regulatory experts from the VBA to learn about the NCC 2016…

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National Construction Code 2016 adopted nationally on 1 May 2016

Tuesday May 31 2016

On 1 May 2016, the National Construction Code (NCC) 2016 came into operation across all Australian States and Territories...…

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VBA to raise awareness

Monday May 30 2016

Compliance with the regulations and codes will protect the integrity of the building and plumbing industries and build confidence in them...…

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F Square placed under administration

Monday May 23 2016

The Victorian Building Authority has been advised that building company F Square Pty Ltd has been placed under external administration…

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Botanic Homes placed under administration

Friday May 6 2016

The Victorian Building Authority has been advised that Botanic Homes has been placed under administration...…

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