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Encourage your apprentice to take part in..

Do you employ a carpentry apprentice? If you do, encourage them to take part in Worldskills.

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Have your say: Better Apartments in Neighbourhoods..

DEWLP recently announced the release of the Better Apartments in Neighbourhoods Discussion Paper.

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Reducing exposure to silica dust

The exposure standard for crystalline silica, or silica dust, has been halved from 1.0mg/m3 to 0.05mg/m3.

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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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Workplace manslaughter laws: update #3

Recently, our team put forward Master Builders Victoria’s formal submission in response to the State Government’s Workplace Manslaughter Consultation Paper.

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