We regulate Victoria's building and plumbing industries. Find out more about our activities.
The VBA regulates building and plumbing practitioners to ensure the achievement of efficient and competitive building and plumbing industries in Victoria.
In September 2021, the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne, issued a Statement of Expectations (SoE) to the Victorian Building Authority for the period of 2021-2023.
The Victorian Building Authority Annual Plan sets out our commitment to the community and details the work we will be undertaking as a priority in 2020-21.
Our organisational structure is aligned to an integrated functional service model to respond to the needs of consumers and practitioners.
Our regulatory approach establishes our strategy to regulate Victoria's building and plumbing industries.
VBA employees, consumers and anyone in the building and plumbing industries are encouraged to make disclosures of misconduct if they believe someone is carrying out fraud or corruption.
A board of commissioners is responsible for the governance and strategic management of the VBA.
Our Service Charter sets out the standards of service you can expect to receive in your dealings with the VBA.
Our research program is directed at developing a strong evidence base and improving the functioning of the building and plumbing regulatory system.
The BPB was an independent statutory body, whose functions, powers and responsibilities were transferred to the VBA.
The BAB makes decisions about matters relating to the Building Regulations, the Building Code of Australia and sections of the Building Act 1993.
BRAC provides advice to the Minister for Planning on draft building regulations and also accredits building products and systems.
The VBA's planned procurement activity for the next 12-18 months, plus other procurement information.
The way public officials respond to offers of gifts, benefits and hospitality is critical to maintaining the trust of those we serve.
The Victorian Building Authority (the VBA) is committed to making information easily accessible to the public. The VBA releases a large amount of information through online and print publishing, social media platforms, information sessions and in-person.