If residential building contracts for new homes, units, apartments and home additions are unfair, then the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 got it very wrong.

And because new home owners have to fight their builders – first at compulsory conciliation, and then following a less than desirable outcome, in VCAT – over workmanship issues (their basic rights), then the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 (DBC Act) needs to change. The changes needed are so simple,…