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Consumers cautioned against online DIY tutorials

Thursday March 31 2016

Do it yourself videos appeal to the home handy person, but could be providing advice that leads to poor and even illegal outcomes. The Victorian…

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Victorian building permits top $29 billion in 2015

Wednesday March 23 2016

At almost $30 billion, Victoria has just recorded its biggest year ever for the value of building work reported to the Victorian Building Authority (VBA).…

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Lacrosse Building Surveyor to Face Disciplinary Action

Wednesday March 23 2016

Following an extensive investigation, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has referred the relevant building surveyor (RBS), involved in the building of the Lacrosse Apartments in…

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VBA Congratulates Plumbers’ Contribution to Victoria on World Plumbing Day 2016

Friday March 11 2016

On World Plumbing Day, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has recognised the important role the plumbing industry plays in the quality of life in Victoria…

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VBA Mail 26 February 2016

Friday February 26 2016

The 26 February 2016 edition of VBA Mail is available to read online.…

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Victorian building permit activity for January 2016

Friday February 26 2016

Total number of permits issued in January 2016: 5,611…

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Victorian compliance performance activity for January 2016

Friday February 26 2016

Total number of compliance certificates lodged in January 2016: 20,055…

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World Plumbing Day 2016

Friday February 26 2016

On 11 March, the VBA will be joining in the celebrations for World Plumbing Day. World Plumbing Day is an international event that highlights the…

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NCC 2016 preview available on ABCB website

Friday February 26 2016

In preparation for the 1 May 2016 implementation date of the new National Construction Code, the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has made the NCC…

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Sheet lead flashings in roofing applications

Friday February 26 2016

Sheet lead remains a commonly used roof flashing material in modern home construction and plumbing practitioners need to ensure they select the right lead for…

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