Master Builders Association of Victoria (Master Builders) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the Draft Building Regulations 2017 (the Draft Regulations).
As the peak body representing around 9,000 employers in the Victorian building and construction industry, Master Builders is an authority on the day-to-day challenges that face builders. In particular, we consider ourselves to be in an excellent position to provide feedback on the usability and suitability of the Victorian Building Regulations.
Residential building approvals in regional Victoria..
It appears a lack of affordable housing in Melbourne is the key driver for venturing to regional Victoria seek more affordable.
Apartments and units driving decline in housing approvals..
The latest building approvals data for Victoria has been released, showing an overall decline in approvals, with apartments/units.