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New building registration materials launched

Thursday, 31 March 2016

The VBA's improved licensing and registration program continues to roll out with new building registration materials recently launched and more to follow in the coming…

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EPA video urges builders to ‘know where your waste is going’

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Know where your waste is going - that's EPA's message in a new video targeting anyone producing or transporting construction and demolition (C&D) waste in…

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VBA Proactive Inspections team hits the (country) road

Thursday, 31 March 2016

The Victorian Building Authority's Proactive Inspections team conducted its first building site visits in regional Victoria in mid-March, visiting 34 sites in Horsham, Castlemaine, Swan…

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Consumers cautioned against online DIY tutorials

Thursday, 31 March 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, 23 March 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, 23 March 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, 11 March 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, 26 February 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, 26 February 2016

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

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Victorian compliance performance activity for January 2016

Friday, 26 February 2016

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

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