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Landmark fine for kit home builder

Wednesday April 23 2014

A Magistrate has found a kit home supplier and its director guilty of building a kit home on a Bendigo property without being a registered…

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VBA Mail 15 April 2014

Tuesday April 15 2014

The 15 April 2014 edition of VBA Mail is now available to view online. In this edition: VBA seminars filling up fast New information sheet…

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New information sheet for pool and spa owners

Monday April 14 2014

The VBA has released a new brochure to provide home owners with easy-to-understand information about swimming pool and spa safety fences. The brochure will help…

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VBA Seminar Series

Friday April 4 2014

The Victorian Building Authority is holding a series of information seminars across Victoria. The seminars will cover changes to the National Construction Code 2014 (building…

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Building surveyor fined for fire safety reports

Tuesday April 1 2014

A building surveyor has been fined after an investigation by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) found reports he provided into fire safety matters were inadequate.…

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New gas installation standard effective from 31 March 2014

Tuesday April 1 2014

A new standard for gas installations took effect in Victoria on 31 March 2014. Gasfitting work in Victoria is now required to comply with the…

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VBA Mail 1 April 2014

Tuesday April 1 2014

The 1 April 2014 VBA Mail edition is now available online.…

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Make sure gas safety is a key part of your caravanning holiday plans

Monday March 31 2014

As caravans across Victoria are prepared for the Easter break or in readiness to hit the road north to follow the winter sun, it is…

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Use caution when building to the boundary

Monday March 31 2014

The Victorian Building Authority is encouraging anyone planning to build on the boundary of a property to make sure they accurately identify the title boundary…

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Everybody needs to be a good neighbour when you plan to build

Monday March 31 2014

Everybody needs good neighbours, particularly if you plan to build or renovate your home.The Victorian Building Authority says that neighbours have rights when it comes…

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