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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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CAV inspections of display homes and villages commence in October

Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) has advised Master Builders Victoria that they will be conducting compliance monitoring inspections at display homes and display...

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New rules in place for advertising or promotion of domestic building work

Recent amendments to Victoria’s Building Act 1993 and the introduction of Building Regulations 2018 have introduced new laws on how domestic builders advertise...

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Master Builders’ response to the Shergold-Weir Report

There are some unique Victorian points we felt we needed to make in response to the report. We have just had significant legislative reform in Victoria and many...

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Mandatory trades registration bill – the first step on a long road

“Master Builders Victoria welcomes the second reading of the Building Amendment (Registration of Building Trades and Other Matters) Bill 2018 in Parliament on...

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Introduction of Amendment VC148 – Reform to the Victorian Planning Provisions

Amendment VC148 will integrate VicSmart and will introduce a new integrated Planning Policy Framework (PPF) which will see state, regional and local planning policies...

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Cross-border commissioner role’s success hinges on independence and clear...

Master Builders has welcomed Friday’s announcement by the Andrews government that it has begun recruiting for a cross border commissioner, but cautions that the...

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