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Proposed Criteria for Approval: Codes of Conduct

Wednesday June 14 2017

The Building Act 1993 (Division 2, s177, s177A-177D) empowers the VBA to approve Codes of Conduct (Codes) for categories or classes of registered building practitioners…

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Disciplinary action against Rangeview Estate building surveyor

Tuesday June 13 2017

Today the VBA announced that it had taken disciplinary action against Mr Peter Eyers.…

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Make sure your gutters are not up the spout

Friday June 9 2017

If the sound of rain on your roof is followed by the sound of a waterfall cascading down the side of your house, you could…

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Staying out of hot water – top three audit findings and how to avoid them

Tuesday June 6 2017

Rangehood installations, tempering of heated water services and eaves gutters were among the top sources of plumbing audit failures detected by VBA auditors in April…

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ABCB launches new WaterMark Product Database

Tuesday June 6 2017

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has launched a new online WaterMark Product Database, making it simpler for plumbers to check if their plumbing and…

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VBA and ESV Plumbing Industry Seminar Series – Limited places still available

Tuesday June 6 2017

It's not too late to register for the VBA and ESV Plumbing Industry Seminars 2017. The seminars, which commenced in Wendouree on 16 May 2017,…

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Building surge in Mitchell Shire to start 2017

Monday June 5 2017

Building activity is on the rise in the Mitchell Shire.…

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New Residential Zones

Friday June 2 2017

Planning Scheme amendment VC110. New residential zones and impact on Part 4 of the Building Regulations…

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Rangeview Estate

Thursday June 1 2017

The VBA cannot comment directly on the issues raised by the Rangeview Estate residents in their class action suit filed against the VBA in the…

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Many building surveyors do not make light work

Friday May 26 2017

Many Victorians building new homes or undertaking major renovations are unaware they have inadvertently committed an offence by appointing multiple building surveyors to work on…

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