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Victorian compliance certificate activity for December 2015

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Total number of compliance certificates lodged in December 2015: 31,355…

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Victorian building permit activity for December 2015

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Total number of permits issued in December 2015: 8497…

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Builder fined $45,500 for negligence and incompetence

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

A builder whose work was so poor it constituted 'gross negligence' and 'gross incompetence' has been fined the maximum penalty and will not be able…

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Private bushfire shelters must comply and must have a building permit - VBA

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

"Don't buy a death trap" is the warning from the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) to residents of bushfire prone areas of the state who are…

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VBA Mail 29 January

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

The 29 January 2016 edition of VBA Mail is available to read online.…

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Improved licensing and registration process launched on 1 February 2016

Friday, 29 January 2016

From Monday 1 February, the VBA will be implementing an improved system of registration and licensing for plumbers and builders. The new process is designed…

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New Australian Standards information sheets now available

Friday, 29 January 2016

As part of the ongoing effort to ensure that Australian Standards are up to date and reflect current best practice, Standards Australia published revised versions…

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Take the ABCB Condensation Stakeholder Survey

Friday, 29 January 2016

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is currently running a survey on condensation in residential buildings.The purpose of this survey is to gather evidence and…

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Balcony sprinkler protection fact sheet

Friday, 29 January 2016

The VBA has created a new fact sheet covering the Building and Plumbing Amendment (Balcony Sprinkler Protection) Interim Regulations 2015.These new regulations have been made…

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Updated Australian Standards for plumbing and drainage and mechanical services

Friday, 29 January 2016

Standards Australia has published revised versions of four Australian Standards relating to plumbing & drainage and mechanical services. The following three updated publications were published…

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