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Industry survey: workforce supply and quality..

This survey aims to understand the current landscape and critical challenges facing businesses in the industry.

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Signs of stabilisation in building approvals..

Quarterly residential building approvals continue to be sluggish into the third quarter of 2019, despite modest a increase for September.

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Hot works exclusions: not all contract works..

One coverage difference that can lead to uninsured losses is in relation to welding or ‘hot works’.

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New financial year, new apprentice? New incentives may help.

The Australian government has announced new incentives to support employers and their apprentices, aimed at supporting job creation and skills development.

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Reminder: the VBA's new system for applications and issuing of building...

Effective 1 July 2019, the VBA’s Building Activity Management System (BAMS) goes live.

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VBA updates the DB-U application form

The VBA has received our feedback and simplified the application and supporting documents. They are available for download from the VBA website here.

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Regional Victoria still holding off against Melbourne’s housing downswing

ABS building approvals data released for regional Victoria continues to show that the decline in housing remains concentrated in the Melbourne metropolitan area...

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Apartment Design Advisory Service now receiving applications

Building designers or developers involved in the early stages of an apartment design can apply to have a free collaborative workshop with the ADAS design advisory team.

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Residential building approvals in regional Victoria remain strong despite...

The recent ABS regional building approvals data for the December 2018 quarter shows that most of regional Victoria outperformed Melbourne in terms of the number...

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