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Record $32.8b building work in Victoria in 2016-17

Thursday September 14 2017

The value of building in Victoria in the financial year 2016-17 reached a record $32.8 billion, according to the latest building permit data from the…

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The Plumbing Audit Monthly Report for August 2017 is now available

Monday September 4 2017

The Plumbing Audit Monthly Report for August 2017 is now available. To view the report, click here.…

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Victorian building permit activity for July 2017

Friday August 25 2017

Victorian building permit activity for July 2017…

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Changes to registration requirements for domestic building work under $10,000

Tuesday August 22 2017

If you are a domestic builder or draftsperson, you now only need to be registered by the Victorian Building Authority if you want to carry…

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Opportunity for experienced practitioners and consultants

Tuesday August 22 2017

The VBA is providing an opportunity for a range of experienced practitioners and consultants to make a positive difference in the building industry through regulatory…

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NCC 2016 Volume One Amendment 1 Public Comment Draft

Tuesday August 15 2017

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is seeking feedback on the proposed National Construction Code (NCC) 2016 Volume One Amendment 1 public comment draft.…

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Lower bills, added value among 6 Star Standard perks

Thursday August 3 2017

Rising power bills mean living in an energy efficient home has never been more important.…

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The Plumbing Audit Monthly Report for July 2017 is now available

Thursday August 3 2017

The Plumbing Audit Monthly Report for July 2017 is now available. To view the report, click here.…

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VBA Proactive Inspection Program Update

Sunday July 30 2017

The VBA Proactive Inspection Program (PIP) visits buildings under construction, inspecting the work and engaging with building and plumbing practitioners about…

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How to protect yourself when building a home

Friday July 28 2017

Building a home will likely be the single biggest investment you ever make. To protect yourself from rogue building or plumbing practitioners, here are a…

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