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VBA prepares for a new compliance certificate service

Tuesday May 2 2017

The VBA has been working closely with industry groups and licensed plumbing practitioners to prepare for the launch of a new compliance certificate service this…

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Plumbers – Register now for the VBA and ESV Plumbing Industry Seminar Series

Tuesday May 2 2017

Following the success of the 2016 Plumbing Industry Seminar Series, the VBA and ESV are partnering once again to bring the Series to plumbing practitioners…

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Victorian building permit activity for March 2017

Tuesday May 2 2017

Victorian building permit activity for March 2017…

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A timely reminder to check your balcony

Monday May 1 2017

The VBA has reminded property owners, balconies and decks need to be checked and maintained regularly following the collapse of a balustrade in South Yarra…

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Tap into the plumbing pipeline

Monday May 1 2017

Following the success of last year's Plumbing Industry Seminar Series, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) are partnering again to bring…

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Build Aware Geelong and the Surf Coast

Thursday April 20 2017

A week-long building regulator inspection program has found construction in Greater Geelong and the Surf Coast is riding a wave of compliance.…

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Visit the VBA at the HIA Home Show for information and advice about building and plumbing

Wednesday April 19 2017

Visitors to the 2017 HIA Home Show will be able to tap into the expert knowledge and advice of Victoria's building and plumbing regulator, the…

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Plumbing Industry Seminar Series 2017

Tuesday April 18 2017

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) invite plumbing practitioners, plumbing apprentices and plumbing industry stakeholders to attend the Plumbing Industry Seminar…

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Clarification re cooling towers and Legionnaires’ disease

Thursday April 13 2017

Five cases of Legionnaires' disease are being investigated by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to determine a possible link to cooling towers…

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ABCB national - Advisory Note

Wednesday April 12 2017

On 30 April 2017, the transition period for two BCA referenced documents will end AS 3660 – Part 1 Termite management – New building work…

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