2019 media releases

Monday, 23 December 2019
‘Tis the season to check the safety of decks and balconies (PDF, 274.13 KB)

Friday, 20 December 2019
Earlier start to Australia's bushfire season brings forward the need to prepare your property (PDF, 232.75 KB)

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Fake demolisher prosecuted over illegal demolition work (PDF, 148.08 KB)

Friday, 25 October 2019
Builder denies responsibility for his own company's work (PDF, 150.19 KB)

Wednesday, 18 September 2019
VBA determined to fight fire engineer’s attempt to avoid disciplinary action (PDF, 182.51 KB)

Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Poor plumbing practices see plumbers fined, suspended (PDF, 151.5 KB)

Monday, 9 September 2019
VCAT upholds building surveyor’s suspension (PDF, 151.43 KB)

Friday, 6 September 2019
Corkman demolition fine reduced, developers still guilty (PDF, 153.91 KB)

Thursday, 29 August 2019
VBA prosecutes unregistered building company for multiple breaches, has arrest warrant issued (PDF, 191.73 KB)

Saturday, 24 August 2019
VBA supports decision to remove residents from apartments (PDF, 255.96 KB)

Monday, 19 August 2019
Building surveyor immediately suspended to protect the public (PDF, 173.53 KB)

Monday, 12 August 2019
High Court decision on the application of the Mutual Recognition Act 1992 (PDF, 219.85 KB)

Tuesday, 16 July 2019
VBA welcomes decision to establish Cladding Safety Victoria (PDF, 161.9 KB)

Friday, 14 June 2019
VBA appoints new State Building Surveyor (PDF, 187.63 KB)

Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Victoria adopts the new National Construction Code (PDF, 158.49 KB)

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Record year for building work in Victoria as permits nudge $40 billion (PDF, 829.2 KB)

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Pre-winter checklist to keep you safe, warm and dry (PDF, 568.69 KB)

Wednesday, 20 February 2019
The Victorian Building Authority and the City of Melbourne welcome the Corkman court decision (PDF, 194.72 KB)

Friday, 25 January 2019
Carpenter convicted and fined $5000 for illegal building work (PDF, 159.85 KB)

Friday, 25 January 2019
Roofing plumber convicted and fined $20,000 (PDF, 175.98 KB)

Thursday, 17 January 2019
Get your balconies, decks and balustrades checked, so you can have fun in the sun (PDF, 158.35 KB)