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Melanie Fasham joins review panel; cladding..

The state government has formed an expert panel to review the state’s building system, including Immediate Past President Melanie Fasham.

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New pool and spa safety barrier regulations..

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has announced new pool and spa safety regulations.

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Introduction of Amendment VC158 – combustible..

Amendment VC158 – combustible cladding rectification exemptions, was gazetted by the Hon. Richard Wynne, Minister for Planning, on Tuesday.

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Update on Improving Stormwater Management Advisory committee

The Advisory Committee on Improving Stormwater Management, to which Master Builders provided a submission, has concluded in its consultation that strong evidence...

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Trades registration legislation: things you may not know about the new bill

This legislation introduced some other changes that members should be aware of, as the government seized the opportunity to make amendments to the Building Act and...

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Master Builders monitors progress of mandatory trades registration

The introduction of the Building Amendment (Registration of Building Trades and Other Matters) Bill 2018 into Parliament in August reflected our long term work to...

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Mandatory trades registration and licensing bill passed-- a long way to...

It sets up the possibility for two models applicable to the commercial and domestic sectors for prescribed building work: (1) a registration requirement for subcontractors...

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Master Builders supports best practice benchmarks at AIBS panel session

The interactive panel session was lively and productive; panel participants from across the industry provided their insight into building regulatory reform and answered...

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Revision of bushfire construction standards

Standards Australia has recently revised the existing Australian Standard for construction in bushfire-prone areas.

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