VBA Actions for the week ending 6 December 2019

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A summary of VBA prosecutions, show cause notices, notices of decision, permit levy audits, proactive inspections and plumbing activities for the week.

Investigations – Building

  • Prosecutions initiated: 5

Practitioner Discipline

  • Notices of Decision issued: 3

Levy Audit

  • Audit site visits: 2

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal matters

  • One matter was finalised by orders: Wilkie, Dion v VBA – VCAT ref. Z395/2019.

Proactive Inspections

  • 204 inspections across 23 municipalities.

Plumbing Audits

  • Audits: 141
  • Re-audits: 37
  • Inspections: 19
  • Re-inspections: 5

Statewide Cladding Audit

  • 18 inspections were completed across seven municipalities.
  • Five expert panels were conducted. From these, three buildings were rated extreme risk and two were rated moderate.
  • Three inspections are scheduled for the week commencing Monday, 9 December 2019.