VBA Actions for the week ending 19 June 2020

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

Investigations – Plumbing

  • Warning letters issued: 3
  • Educational letters issued: 1

Practitioner Discipline

  • Show Cause Notices issued: 2
  • Notices of Decision issued: 1

Proactive Inspections

  • 346 inspections across 35 municipalities
  • Building Orders for Minor Work issued: 2

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal matters

  • A building practitioner who applied to VCAT for a review of his registration suspension decided to withdraw his application prior to the scheduled hearing date of 30 June 2020.

Plumbing Audits

  • Audits: 106
  • Re-audits: 38
  • Inspections: 25
  • Re-inspections: 1

Statewide Cladding Audit

  • Inspections completed: 23
  • Buildings assessed by Advisory Reference Panels: 12
  • Of the buildings assessed by ARPs, eight were rated higher risk, and four were rated moderate.