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Overview of recent government action in response..

The Victorian and federal governments have offered support on several fronts since the effects of the bushfires took hold.

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Health and safety update – concerns about..

Members operating throughout most parts of Victoria are likely to experience ‘very poor’ or ‘hazardous’ air quality intermittently.

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Beginning the year with 2020 vision

Help ensure a fantastic year in 2020

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Changes to stamp duty laws risk worsening of housing slowdown

The Victorian government’s introduction of new stamp duty laws came into effect on 19 June 2019, including radical changes to how stamp duty is applied toward...

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‘Clock ticking’ on building surveyors insurance

Master Builders Victoria is concerned that the ongoing uncertainty about rectification action of non-compliant cladding could have an immediate effect on the availability...

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Latest survey results show need for faster commencement of infrastructure...

Master Builders Australia (MBA) has released results of the latest National Survey of Building and Construction, showing that the industry, nationally, is currently...

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Have your say in the review of the building and planning approvals process

We encourage members to share their insight dealing with issues in obtaining a planning and building permit, since it will help inform the Red Tape Commissioner’s...

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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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Have you registered your company with the VBA?

Your company must be registered as a building practitioner if you want to do any of the following using your company name instead of your individual name...

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