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Lower bills, added value among 6 Star Standard perks

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Rising power bills mean living in an energy efficient home has never been more important.…

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The Plumbing Audit Monthly Report for July 2017 is now available

Thursday, 3 August 2017

The Plumbing Audit Monthly Report for July 2017 is now available. To view the report, click here.…

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VBA Proactive Inspection Program Update

Sunday, 30 July 2017

The VBA Proactive Inspection Program (PIP) visits buildings under construction, inspecting the work and engaging with building and plumbing practitioners about…

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How to protect yourself when building a home

Friday, 28 July 2017

Building a home will likely be the single biggest investment you ever make. To protect yourself from rogue building or plumbing practitioners, here are a…

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Victorian building permit activity for June 2017

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Victorian building permit activity for June 2017…

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Stakeholder Confidence and Satisfaction Survey

Friday, 21 July 2017

In 2016, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) conducted surveys of two distinct groups: more than 1,400 industry stakeholders and VBA staff, and more than 2,000…

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7 signs your builder or plumber is unregistered

Monday, 17 July 2017

The Victorian Building Authority has released its top seven warning signs of an unregistered builder or plumber.…

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Vital practitioner resource on fire performance of external walls and cladding

Friday, 14 July 2017

The VBA recommends Victorian building practitioners, particularly those involved in the design, construction, fit-out and oversight of buildings…

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Don’t let your building registration expire. Know when you must renew

Monday, 10 July 2017

Building practitioners may be putting their registration at risk by failing to submit their registration renewal form on time, says VBA director of Licensing and…

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Clearance requirements for the installation of gas cookers and rangehoods

Monday, 10 July 2017

One of the most common failures found by VBA Plumbing Auditors is the installation of gas cooking appliances and the required clearances to rangehoods. This…

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