Category: News

Cladding, Professional Indemnity Insurance and Building Certifiers: Your questions answered.

Our increasing knowledge of the risks posed by unsafe cladding products has understandably given rise to the continued growth of public interest and awareness of the issue. In the past year alone, media reporting has grown significantly with regards to cladding related stories, mirroring your concerns as owners and occupants in the built-form as to what measures are being taken and what solutions are being discussed by Government and industry bodies. Certifiers and building practitioners face their own challenges also. The ability to possess mandatory insurance has since become a major concern too, as building certifiers must meet certain requirements such that they are granted a license to practice.

Victorian Building Interim Regulations 2017 Repealed

This weekend the Victorian Building Interim Regulations 2017 were repealed.  New building regulations have been legislated (Building Regulations 2018) including several changes affecting all Victorian registered building practitioners, the industry within which they operate and those in the community who intend to undertake building work….

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