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Project manager pleads guilty to home renovation charges

Wednesday August 20 2014

A woman has been convicted and fined $15,000 at the Ringwood Magistrates’ Court after being charged by the Victorian Building Authority for illegally managing building…

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Amendment to Schedule 5 of the Building Regulations 2006

Tuesday August 19 2014

New regulations have been made that amend Schedule 5 of the Building Regulations 2006. The amendment references a number of council Planning Schemes and the…

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VBA Mail 5 August

Tuesday August 5 2014

The 5 August 2014 edition of VBA Mail is available to read online.…

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Levy audit program for 2014-2015 launched

Friday August 1 2014

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has commenced its 2014-2015 audit program for building permit levy, with new building surveyors and lodging organisations among those who…

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Levy audit finds $334,000 in unpaid building permit levies

Wednesday July 23 2014

The VBA's building permit levy audit program has identified more than $334,000 in unpaid building permit levies in 2013-2014.…

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VBA Mail 22 July

Tuesday July 22 2014

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

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Changes to building fees

Tuesday July 22 2014

New building fees will take effect on 22 July 2014. This includes application fees for the owner-builder certificate of consent and the maximum fee for…

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Conviction and $8000 in fines for illegal building works

Friday July 18 2014

A man has been convicted and fined a total of $8000 after being charged by the VBA on two counts of carrying out building work…

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Regional sheds under the spotlight

Thursday July 10 2014

The VBA has visited more than 160 properties in the Bendigo area to investigate shed construction in regional Victoria.…

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VBA Mail 8 July

Tuesday July 8 2014

The 8 July edition of VBA Mail is now available to view online.…

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