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Cladding rectification levy to commence on 1 January 2020 | Victorian Building AuthorityAn additional building permit levy to fund cladding rectification work will apply from New Year’s Day.https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/news/news/2019/cladding-rectification-levy-to-commence-on-1-january-2020
We’ve got you covered: The VBA exceeds 10,000 proactive inspections | Victorian Building AuthorityThe Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has completed more than 10,000 proactive inspections of building and plumbing work in just over ten months.https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/news/news/2020/weve-got-you-covered-the-vba-exceeds-10000-proactive-inspections
Government moves to ease restrictions on professional indemnity insurance | Victorian Building AuthorityAll building practitioners required to hold professional indemnity (PI) insurance will soon be eligible to hold policies with exclusions for external wall cladding products.https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/news/news/2020/government-moves-to-ease-restrictions-on-professional-indemnity-insurance
Maintaining health and safety on construction sites and other premises | Victorian Building AuthorityConstruction sites and plumbing services are exempt from the Stage 3 restrictions announced by the Victorian Government, but social distancing requirements and good hygiene practices must be followed at all times.https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/news/news/2020/maintaining-health-and-safety-on-construction-sites-and-other-premises