VBA data

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) collects a range of data and is working to make it available under the DataVic Access Policy.

This page provides links to some of the key data sets and statistics about the VBA and the functions and services it provides.

Please note: Downloading VBA data is subject to the data.vic.gov.au terms of use.

Building Permit Activity summaries

The following files are a summary of Building Permit Activity data collected by the VBA in accordance with our legislative requirements. For more details, refer to the Building Permit Activity data section below.







Building Permit Activity data

In accordance with the requirements of the Building Act 1993 and the Building Regulations 2018, building surveyors submit information relating to their building permit functions to the VBA.

The information provided is drawn from and reliant on the information provided by building surveyors.

Learn more about the building permit levy.

VBA five-year metrics

The five-year regulatory metrics provide an overview of the VBA’s operations since its commencement on 1 July 2013.

Information dating from before 1 July 2013 relates to the former Building Commission and Plumbing Industry Commission.

Download the VBA’s five-year metrics for 2011–2016 ((XLSX, 46.28 KB)).

Security of Payment Adjudication Activity Data

Adjudication activity reported to the Victorian Building Authority by Authorised Nominating Authorities (ANA) under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002.

VBA Financial Statements