Why you need to register
You must be registered with the Victorian Building Authority in Victoria to:
- perform domestic building work that costs more than $10,000 (including labour and materials)
- carry out re-blocking, re-stumping, demolition work or removal of a home, regardless of cost
- provide more than one type of building work (such as plastering and painting) that costs more than $10,000 (including labour and materials).
There are different requirements for owner-builders. You'll find a kit for owner-builders under the information for consumers.
Categories of building practitioner
The Building Interim Regulations 2017 define eight categories of building practitioner: