Information about building and plumbing matters for property owners, residents and renovators. You can also find useful resources for keeping safe on your property.
Everything you need to know when carrying out renovations or repairs to your home. Find out about engaging builders and plumbers, appointing a surveyor, managing permits and insurance and more.
Here you'll find a wide range of VBA guides that will help you keep your home safe, both inside and out.
On 1 December 2019 new laws to improve swimming pool and spa safety came into effect, introducing new registration, inspection, maintenance and compliance requirements for property owners.
New domestic buildings, alterations and additions in Victoria must comply with bushfire standards.
These new laws expand the rights and responsibilities of renters (tenants) and rental providers (landlords).
Automatic Mutual Recognition is a national scheme allowing individuals to use their home state or territory occupational registration or licence to work in participating Australian states and territories.
This webpage includes useful information that may assist you if your builder becomes insolvent.
This webpage contains information about domestic building insurance (DBI) as well as frequently asked questions for consumers and practitioners.
The Board makes decisions about matters relating to the Building Regulations, the Building Code of Australia and sections of the Building Act 1993.
The National Construction Code (NCC) sets out the requirements for the design and construction of buildings in Australia, including plumbing and drainage work.
The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has concluded its role in the Statewide Cladding Audit, with responsibility for the completion of the audit transferred to Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) and Councils.
News and events for property owners, residents and renovators