The Building Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 will bring significant changes to the industry in Victoria and  has now been through two sittings of the Victorian Parliament. These changes have come about after matters were raised by the Victorian Auditor General’s Office and the Victorian Ombudsman.

In addition to changes to Home Warranty Insurance, which will be managed by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA), the following bodies will be abolished: Building Practitioner’s Board Building Appeals Board, Building Advisory Council Plumbing Advisory Council Building Regulations Advisory Committee Architects Registration Board of Victoria. The roles of all these…