Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC)

The Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) functions are set out in section 211 of the Building Act 1993 (the Act).

These are to:

  • advise the Minister on:
    • draft regulations prepared under the Act
    • the administration of the Act and the regulations
    • the impact on the building regulations system
    • issues relating to the building permit levy
    • any matter referred to it by the Minister.

and

BRAC’s terms of reference are currently under review.

Committee members

Yvonne von Hartel AM (Chair)
Commissioner, Victorian Building Authority

Gregory du Chateau
Nominated by the Property Council of Australia

Mark White
Nominated by the Minister for Finance

Andrew Andreou
Nominated by the Minister for Emergency Services

Nick Karatatis
Nominated by the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors

Steven Baxas
Nominated by Melbourne City Council

Wayne Liddy
Nominated by the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors

Regina Bron
Nominated by the Australian Institute of Architects

Brian Murphy
Member with building industry experience

Richard Drew
Nominated by Engineers Australia

Natasha Stojanovich
Lawyer

Melanie Fasham
Nominated by the Master Builders Association

Michael Spence
Consumer Advocate

Peter Zagorski
Nominated by the Housing Industry Association

Vacant
Nominated by the Municipal Association of Victoria

Vacant
Member nominated by the Building Designers Association of Victoria

(as at 28 July 2020)