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Mandatory Registration and Licensing of Tradespeople – now delayed until 2022

Mandatory Registration and Licensing of Tradespeople..

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commencement date of the new carpentry trades registration and licensing scheme has been delayed.

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Master Builders Victoria Calls for Changes to Cladding Bill

MBV Calls for Changes to Cladding Bill

Master Builders Victoria yesterday wrote to the Victorian Government expressing its concerns over and call for changes to the Cladding Safety.

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Release of the first quarterly report into..

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has released its first quarterly report for January – March 2020 on its Proactive Inspections Program.

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Trades registration and licensing update

Master Builders Victoria has recently provided its submission in response to the Department of Environment, Water, Land and Planning’s (DEWLP) Stage 1 consultation...

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Have your say: Better Apartments in Neighbourhoods discussion paper

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DEWLP) recently announced the release of the Better Apartments in Neighbourhoods Discussion Paper.

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‘Clock ticking’ on building surveyors insurance

Master Builders Victoria is concerned that the ongoing uncertainty about rectification action of non-compliant cladding could have an immediate effect on the availability...

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Have your say in the review of the building and planning approvals process

We encourage members to share their insight dealing with issues in obtaining a planning and building permit, since it will help inform the Red Tape Commissioner’s...

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Have you registered your company with the VBA?

Your company must be registered as a building practitioner if you want to do any of the following using your company name instead of your individual name...

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Start familiarising yourself with the changes to the 2019 National Construction...

There are some substantial changes aimed at improving the NCC’s readability and create a level of consistency within its structure, wording and requirements throughout...

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