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VBA operation focuses on Domestic Builder - Managers

Wednesday December 17 2014

The Victorian Building Authority has inspected more than 140 sites operated by Domestic Builder – Managers (DB-Ms) in Melbourne's western suburbs, to ensure that building…

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Translating and interpreting service

Wednesday December 17 2014

The Victorian Building Authority provides access to a translating and interpreting service to assist non-English speaking Victorians and those with hearing and speech impairments access…

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Accessing the 2015 National Construction Code (NCC)

Tuesday December 16 2014

On 30 May 2014, the Australian Building Ministers' Forum agreed in principle to make the 2015 NCC and future editions freely available online, significantly contributing…

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VBA Mail 10 December

Wednesday December 10 2014

The 10 December edition of VBA Mail is available to read online.…

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Insurance for domestic building work

Wednesday December 10 2014

Building surveyors who don't check a builder's insurance details before issuing a building permit for domestic building work may expose themselves to huge financial risks.…

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Man convicted and fined over nine plumbing charges

Monday December 1 2014

A man has been convicted and fined $8000 for illegally carrying out plumbing work after the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) charged him with nine counts…

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VBA to audit demolition work

Wednesday November 26 2014

The VBA will soon commence a performance audit of demolition work in metropolitan and rural areas.…

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VBA Mail 26 November

Wednesday November 26 2014

The 26 November edition of VBA Mail is available to read online.…

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Private bushfire shelters require building permits

Friday November 21 2014

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is reminding Victorians considering building a private bushfire shelter for their home that they must obtain a building permit prior…

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VBA Mail 12 November

Wednesday November 12 2014

The 12 November edition of VBA Mail is available to read online.…

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