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Residential building approvals in regional..

It appears a lack of affordable housing in Melbourne is the key driver for venturing to regional Victoria seek more affordable options.

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Apartments and units driving decline in housing..

The latest building approvals data for Victoria has been released, showing an overall decline in approvals, with apartments/units driving condition.

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OHS prosecution demonstrates there is no..

The prosecution was the first to result in a person being given a custodial sentence, since the offence was introduced in 2004.

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Offset loans can help shorten your mortgage repayment schedule

With an offset loan, instead of receiving interest on your savings account each month, the account balance is offset against your home loan, reducing the amount...

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Master Builders Victoria announces Rebecca Casson as new CEO

President of Master Builders Association of Victoria, Melanie Fasham, announced today that Rebecca Casson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of...

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New changes to Chain of Responsibility in the Heavy Vehicle National Law

On 1 October 2018, changes were introduced into the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) regarding Chain of Responsibility (CoR), whereby all parties in the supply...

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VBA releases clarifying information on use of cladding products

Clarifying Minister’s Guideline MG-14: Issue of building permits where building work involves the use of certain cladding products

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New falls compliance codes for domestic and general construction

WorkSafe Victoria has finalised and released two compliance codes, which Master Builders considers the “Bible” for safe work at heights and prevention of falls...

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Update on Improving Stormwater Management Advisory committee

The Advisory Committee on Improving Stormwater Management, to which Master Builders provided a submission, has concluded in its consultation that strong evidence...

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