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Lacrosse Docklands fire - VBA to investigate

Monday, 27 April 2015

The VBA will be investigating the conduct of the building practitioners involved in the construction of the Lacrosse Apartments in Melbourne's Docklands precinct after a…

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VBA Mail 22 April

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

The 22 April edition of VBA Mail is available to read online…

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Are your domestic building contracts up to scratch?

Wednesday, 22 April 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, 14 April 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, 8 April 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, 2 April 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, 27 March 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, 16 March 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, 13 March 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, 11 March 2015

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

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