Understanding the Victorian Cladding Rectification Levy
Author – Kieran Balmaceda Following the past few years of investigation and assessment into non-compliant and potentially flammable cladding products in our buildings, most states are now beginning the process of addressing buildings deemed “unsafe” through their respective remediation programs. State Governments continue to discuss…
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.