In a recent newsletter from The Victorian Building Authority, we discovered there were several “bogus” builders who were deregistered in Victoria as their builder’s license was obtained through improper practice. It is understood this matter has been referred to the Victorian Police.

While this is an extremely worrying piece of news for property owners embarking on their small development projects – in many cases, probably their first – one should make a checklist of what is involved with a property subdivision exercise so that you can do the due diligence, measure feasibility…