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ABCB release YouTube videos to assist practitioners

Monday, 7 July 2014

As part of the Australian Building Codes Board's (ABCB) commitment to enhancing the availability and dissemination of information ensuring practitioners are informed and the built environment meets the needs of the community, the ABCB has revised a number of handbooks and launched a range of YouTube clips.

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Plumbing Code of Australia - 2014 changes

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

The National Construction Code 2014 Volume Three – Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA) came into effect in Victoria on 1 May 2014. The PCA contains the technical performance requirements for plumbing and drainage works for all classes of buildings.

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VBA Mail 24 June

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

The 24 June 2014 edition of VBA Mail is now available to view online.

In this edition:

  • View the VBA's new website
  • View videos from the VBA's Seminar Series
  • Plumbing Code of Australia - 2014 changes
  • Changes to plumbing fees
  • Changes to building practitioner registration fees
  • Mandatory insurance requirement removed for commercial builders
  • $72,000 in unpaid building permit levies recovered
  • April 2014 building permit activity biggest on record
  • Careers at the VBA

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