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 $5,000 (including labour and materials)
- carry out re-blocking, restumping or demolishing work, remove a home, or carry out any building work that requires a permit, regardless of cost
- provide more than one type of building work (such as plastering and painting) that costs more than $5,000 (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
Victoria's Building Regulations 2006 define nine categories of building practitioner: