Building Practice Notes

Building Practice Notes

The VBA publishes a range of resources to inform practitioners and the community about relevant building and plumbing related legislation and standards for general guidance in respect to building or plumbing practice. These resources are owned by the  VBA  and may include content licensed to the VBA by third parties.

The information set out in the VBA’s resources is for general information purposes and guidance only. It is a reader’s responsibility to obtain independent advice in respect of the application of legislation, a technical instruction or industry standard relevant to their circumstances. A person’s use of the VBA’s resources is not a substitute for obtaining independent advice.

While we have made every attempt to ensure our resources contain correct information at the date of publication, the VBA makes no warranty or representation that its resources are error free. The VBA will not be liable for any loss or damage a person may suffer arising out of or in connection with the access and use of the VBA’s resources.

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The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) released the National Construction Code (NCC) 2022 on 1 October 2022 to allow industry time to adjust to the new requirements and structure prior to 1 May 2023, when it becomes mandatory. Learn more about NCC 2022.

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is working to update the relevant Practice Notes to reflect these changes. These updates will be completed in 2023.

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Version History - Practice Notes & Fact Sheets

Practice Notes

This register was last updated on the 13/01/2023

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Information Sheets

This register was last updated on the 28/06/2021

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