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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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Responsibilities of partnerships in the business of building

The recent changes to the Building Act 1993 (the Act) provide that any offence done by a registered builder, who is in a partnership, will mean that each other member...

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AusNet Services presentation at the Gippsland AGM

One of the key topics discussed were new power connection delays experienced by members in Gippsland, who many voiced strong concerns over the impact this has had...

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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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Proposal for new federal housing minister by House of Representatives committee

The proposal of a new Federal Housing Minister is one of 37 recommendations in a new report released yesterday by the House of Representatives Standing Committee...

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Electricity industry must commit to firm outcomes

Master Builders Victoria has commended the Victorian government for announcing plans yesterday to improve electricity connections to new residential developments,...

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CAV inspections of display homes to commence in October

Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV), the peak body responsible for the administration of the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 (DBCA), has advised that they intend...

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