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ABCB release YouTube videos to assist practitioners

Monday July 7 2014

As part of the Australian Building Codes Board's (ABCB) commitment to enhancing the availability and dissemination of information ensuring practitioners are informed and the built…

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Man fined for pretending to be registered builder

Thursday July 3 2014

A man has been fined after the Victorian Building Authority prosecuted him for fraudulently using a registered builder’s details to obtain a building permit and…

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New residential zones and schedules to residential zones

Wednesday July 2 2014

Changes to residential zones in planning schemes have introduced new siting requirements across Victoria.…

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Man fined - unregistered, no building permit or insurance

Tuesday July 1 2014

A person has been convicted and fined a total of $10,000 by the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court for carrying out illegal building work.…

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Domestic Building Insurance variation

Friday June 27 2014

A variation to the Domestic Building Insurance Ministerial Order will take effect from 1 July 2014. …

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Plumbing Code of Australia - 2014 changes

Wednesday June 25 2014

The National Construction Code 2014 Volume Three – Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA) came into effect in Victoria on 1 May 2014. The PCA contains…

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VBA Mail 24 June

Tuesday June 24 2014

The 24 June 2014 edition of VBA Mail is now available to view online.In this edition:View the VBA's new websiteView videos from the VBA's Seminar…

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Changes to building practitioner registration fees

Tuesday June 24 2014

New registration fees for building practitioners will take effect on 1 July 2014.…

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Changes to plumbing fees

Tuesday June 24 2014

New plumbing fees will take effect on 1 July 2014, with the annual increase reflecting the Treasurer’s increase rate of 3.15 percent.…

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VBA Seminar Series videos

Monday June 23 2014

The Victorian Building Authority held a series of information seminars across Victoria in May 2014. The seminars covered changes to the National Construction Code 2014…

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