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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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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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