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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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