Identity cards for authorised persons under the Building Act
Sections 228 and 228A of the Building Act 1993 (Building Act) operate to allow a municipal building surveyor (MBS) to au...
Environmental Health Alert
Court considers the meaning of a ‘bedroom’ in a rooming house case
Magistrates’ Court affirms Improvement Notice issued under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act
Supreme Court of Victoria provides guidance with regard to the interpretation of Regulation 414 of the Building Regulations
“Buildings Wrapped in Petrol” – Cladding and Facades Under Fire Again
The National dialogue relating to non-conforming building products continues, with the release on 6 September of an inte...
Fire Safety in High Rise Buildings – Proposed Amendments to the National Construction Code
Significant changes are on the horizon for building standards relating to fire safety, with draft amendments to all buil...
Insolvency In The Construction Industry – Are You Covered?
Insolvency in the construction industry is a perennial concern for contractors who can be thinly capitalised and depend ...
Building and Construction Alert
AS 2124 and AS 4000 General Conditions of Contract to be merged into new “AS 11000”.
Standards Australia has released the new AS 11000: General Conditions of Contract in draft form.