Topic: AllEventsIndustrial relationsTrainingSustainabilityEconomy/FinanceCommercialHousingOHSBuilding regulations

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.

View full story

New pool and spa safety barrier regulations..

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

View full story

Introduction of Amendment VC158 – combustible..

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

View full story


Practitioner resources on the VBA website: check them out

Following the 1 July changes to building legislation, the VBA has begun updating its practitioner resources pages to ensure they are current. These pages include...

View full story

Annual fees and insurance for building practitioners

The VBA has advised that it is changing the way it treats practitioners when they fail to comply with the annual fee and insurance requirements. After 1 July 2018...

View full story

Update: Five-year building practitioner renewal

If you registered as a building practitioner before 1 September 2016 you will already be on the VBA five-year renewal cycle. The VBA will notify practitioners in...

View full story

Consultation on Melbourne Planning Scheme Amendment C308 commences

As part of Plan Melbourne, the City of Melbourne opened Planning Scheme Amendment C308, Urban Design in the Central City and Southbank for public comment. Public...

View full story

Master Builders highlights red tape issues for government review

Master Builders raises the need for improving consultation with stakeholder groups, better centralised planning, and the reduction of technical expertise among regulators...

View full story

What you need to know about corporate registration

If you’re not registered on 1 July 2018 and you’re a registered domestic builder with up-to-date registration you won’t be able to enter into a major domestic...

View full story


Peter Sackett

Media and Communications Adviser 332 Albert Street East Melbourne VIC 3002 Phone: 0466 777 059 Email: