WA – The Building commission has issued an industry bulletin which provides information for building industry practitioners and regulators on certain transitional periods coming to an end that will affect any building permit application submitted to a permit authority on or after 1 May 2017. […]
VIC – The Building Appeals Board has dismissed the appeals of owners and the builder that would have permitted an alternative solution to replacing the non-compliant external cladding of the Lacrosse Building. Click here to read the media release.
AUST – Are you familiar with the co-insurance clause? Hendry strongly recommends that building insurance valuations should be carried every three years to reduce the financial risk associated with under insurance. Click here for more information.
AUST – The Fire Protection Association Australia has been working with the Federal Department of Communications and Arts to produce a Good Practice Guide for migrating monitored fire alarm and lift phone services from the existing fixed line networks over which they currently operate to a […]
VIC – Changes to the Building Act 1993 which came into effect in 2016, introduced a maximum five-year registration period for registered building practitioners. This means all practitioners will be required to renew their registration every five years. The VBA has issued a fact sheet […]