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Governments Must Get Rid of Builders Warranty Insurance
Business
Thursday February 22 2018

Governments Must Get Rid of Builders Warranty Insurance

Builders Warranty Insurance (BWI) and its many name changes over the past 15 years remains exactly the same product that CHOICE describe as the worst insurance...

Construction Regulation: The Edge of Reality
Business
Tuesday August 29 2017

Construction Regulation: The Edge of Reality

Privatisation, performance-based products, deemed-to-satisfy, and builders warranty have all shaped our building industry, and their impacts have been inflicted on three sectors: consumers, builders, and now...

Can the VBA Survive?
Business
Friday July 14 2017

Can the VBA Survive?

The revolving door at the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) saw CEO Prue Digby retire amid the controversy surrounding high-rise towers in Melbourne and the horrific tragedy...

A Bolt from the Blue: The VBA Class Action
Business
Wednesday June 14 2017

A Bolt from the Blue: The VBA Class Action

The announced demise of the Victorian Building Commission (BC) in November 2012 came after the exposure of a raft of issues.

An Industry in Crisis on Every Level
Business
Thursday May 18 2017

An Industry in Crisis on Every Level

A consumer or builder who finds themselves with a failed building contract only has one course of action to seek justice: to instigate legal proceedings in...

Collateral Building Damage
Business
Wednesday April 5 2017

Collateral Building Damage

Our diminishing take up rate of trade apprenticeships and pending future skill shortages has been a hot topic in media reports of late. However, this in...

Time to Define Defects and Specification
Business
Tuesday August 23 2016

Time to Define Defects and Specification

A lack of robust definitions that outline what constitutes good workmanship and defects are causing plenty of headaches for homeowners. It's time that ended.

Time to Define Defects and Specification
Business
Monday May 9 2016

Time to Define Defects and Specification

A lack of robust definitions that outline what constitutes good workmanship and defects are causing plenty of headaches for homeowners. It's time that ended.

SA Domestic Building Insurance Needs Plug the Holes
Business
Wednesday April 27 2016

SA Domestic Building Insurance Needs Plug the Holes

The domestic building insurance scheme in South Australia is struggling to remain viable and requires a significant overhaul in order to address deficiencies in consumer protection,...