What’s new for the NCC in 2019?
The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has released a preview document for the 2019 National Construction Code (NCC) earlier this month, an industry standard document which outlines building codes and regulations nationwide. Click here to read Hendry’s analysis and summary of major changes coming in the next edition.
Will your PII ensure adequate risk coverage? VBA issues bulletin regarding Professional Indemnity Insurance
In a bulletin released earlier this month, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has announced their intention to “continue enquiries to ensure practitioners hold the required insurance… requiring the production of evidence that surveyors hold PII policies that are compliant with the Ministerial Order.”
Combustible Cladding Risk Assessment
Building owners and property professionals will need to be aware that relevant statutory authorities have now accelerated an investigation into Combustible Cladding on advice from the Various State Governments. Industry experts estimate there may be more than five thousand buildings in Victoria alone that contain…
Emergency Planning for 2018
As the landscape of our towns, cities, homes and workplaces changes we are seeing new emergency planning challenges faced by building/facility owners/managers, occupiers and employees. These challenges are being driven by: An increase of mixed-use developments seeing occupants live, work and play in the same…