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Comprehensive technical bulletin on kitchen exhaust fire safety is available online

Monday, 2 May 2016

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration and Airconditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has released Fire safety – Kitchen Hood Exhaust Systems...…

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Proactive Inspections team visit site of North Melbourne wall collapse

Monday, 2 May 2016

The Victorian Building Authority's Proactive Inspection team is working with WorkSafe inspectors...…

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Industry Update: Fire Hose Reel – Copper Connection

Monday, 2 May 2016

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) provides clarification of the requirements for the use of copper in the connection of fire hose reels to fire hydrant…

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Industry Update: Installing ply brace correctly

Monday, 2 May 2016

The VBA's Proactive Inspections Program has identified sites where sheet ply wall bracing has been...…

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Industry Update: Make sure relevant documentation is available on site

Monday, 2 May 2016

id you know it is essential to have key documentation, such as a copy of the building permit and one set of approved plans and…

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VBA launches new registrations materials for Quantity Surveyor and Draftsperson

Monday, 2 May 2016

New registration materials for the building categories of Quantity Surveyor and Draftsperson are now available...…

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Plumbing and Building Amendment Regulations 2016

Monday, 2 May 2016

The Governor in Council made the Plumbing Amendment Regulations 2016 on the 19 April 2016 and the Building Amendment Regulations 2016 on 26 April 2016...…

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Plumbing Industry Seminar Series launches at sold-out Frankston event

Monday, 2 May 2016

The Plumbing industry Seminar Series launched on Wednesday, 27 April, to a sold event in Frankston...…

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Register now for the VBA Building Industry Seminar Series

Monday, 2 May 2016

Register now for the VBA Building Industry Seminar Series – Limited places available…

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Government passes reforms to strengthen consumer building protection

Monday, 2 May 2016

Government passes reforms to strengthen consumer building protection…

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