We all know regulation of the building industry has been on a downward spiral for over a decade. Why does the Andrews Government retain a dodgy consumer protection regime that every consumer body in Australia demeans because it fails the homeowners that need it?

And why do they defend their management of our industry when it has become a complete basket case through the inability of the VBA to understand our industry? The Andrews government defends the Builders Warranty Insurance (BWI) scheme on the basis it is needed as a safety net, arguing it…