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VBA's response to the Victorian Cladding Taskforce interim report

Friday, 1 December 2017

The VBA welcomes the recommendations provided by the Victorian Cladding Taskforce and has already begun the job of implementing them.…

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Plumbing industry leader appointed to VBA Board

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Longstanding and highly respected plumbing and fire protection industry leader Carmel Coate has been appointed a Commissioner of the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) Board.…

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Victorian building permit activity for October 2017

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Victorian building permit activity for October 2017…

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VBA statement on LU Simon Builders and Lacrosse

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Following efforts on the part of the VBA and City of Melbourne, the VBA is pleased to see LU Simon's announcement that it will replace…

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VBA response to fraudulent building licences arrests

Friday, 17 November 2017

The VBA welcomes the news that the Fraud and Extortion Squad detectives have arrested 10 men following an investigation…

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Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey 2017

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has commenced conducting its annual stakeholder satisfaction survey. The survey has been undertaken annually since 2003.…

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Build aware inspections taking place in Melbourne, Port Phillip and Stonnington

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Five Victorian building regulators from the joint initiative 'Build Aware' will inspect building, construction and demolition sites across the cities of Melbourne, Port Phillip and…

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Melbourne Cup public holiday

Monday, 6 November 2017

Due to the Melbourne Cup Public Holiday, drain inspections cannot be booked in Victoria on Tuesday 7/11/17.…

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Clarification – Changes to registration requirements for domestic builders and draftspersons

Monday, 30 October 2017

Some practitioners have requested a clarification about the change to the registration threshold that was posted on 22 August 2017. From 1 August 2017, the…

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SME Network for Architects and Building Designers

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The ABCB is working on a number of projects that focus on engendering a performance-based mindset across Australia's architectural and design sectors.…

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