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Are your domestic building contracts up to scratch?

Wednesday April 22 2015

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is urging domestic builders to be aware of the requirements for domestic building contracts after five registered building practitioners were…

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Statement on recycled water connection incident

Tuesday April 14 2015

Victorian Government agencies are taking action in response to an incident at a school in Melbourne's south east in which recycled water was connected to…

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VBA Mail 8 April

Wednesday April 8 2015

The 8 April edition of VBA Mail is available to read online.…

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Regulation change allows for new provisions for slip resistance standards

Thursday April 2 2015

An amendment has been made to the Building Regulations 2006 to reflect changes in the Building Code of Australia (BCA).…

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VBA Mail 27 March

Friday March 27 2015

The 27 March edition of VBA mail is available to read online.…

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Renovator convicted and fined for building and plumbing work

Monday March 16 2015

The manager of a renovation company has been fined $4500 and convicted by the Geelong Magistrates' Court following an investigation by the Victorian Building Authority…

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Confused where waterproofing is required?

Friday March 13 2015

Building elements in wet areas must be waterproof or water resistant in accordance with the National Construction Code (NCC) and must comply with Australian…

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VBA Mail 11 March

Wednesday March 11 2015

The 11 March edition of VBA Mail is available to read online.…

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VBA Seminar Series 2015 - Registrations open Friday, 13 March

Wednesday March 11 2015

The VBA is holding information seminars across Victoria for building and plumbing practitioners.…

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Record $27 billion Victorian building permits in 2014

Tuesday March 3 2015

The value of building permits in Victoria in 2014 was a record $26.9 billion, 11 per cent above the previous highest calendar year total of…

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