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Security and Risk Compliance Must Not Be Ignored
Commercial
Tuesday March 7 2017

Security and Risk Compliance Must Not Be Ignored

Organisations of all types face a world of increasing threats, both physical and virtual. These same organisations have significant responsibilities for minimising the associated risks to...

The Hidden Risks of not Getting Building Compliance Reports
Residential
Wednesday June 8 2016

The Hidden Risks of not Getting Building Compliance Reports

Compliance of the buildings located on a property is often not considered by buyers when they are looking to buy a residential site. Unknowingly, buyers regularly...

BCA 2016: What You Need to Know
Business
Thursday June 2 2016

BCA 2016: What You Need to Know

As many within the building sector throughout Australia would no doubt be aware, the 2016 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) came into effect on...

Compliance is Blind, But Your Building Solutions Needn’t Be
Buildings
Monday January 11 2016

Compliance is Blind, But Your Building Solutions Needn’t Be

Quite some time ago, I was called to a crisis meeting where a retail tenancy was refused occupancy permit in the eleventh hour of its scheduled...

Architects and Safe Design for High Rise Residential Building
Business
Wednesday September 23 2015

Architects and Safe Design for High Rise Residential Building

Downtown urban areas in Australia are now host to more and more high rise apartment living.

FWBC Moves to Strict Building Code Enforcement Policy
Business
Monday August 31 2015

FWBC Moves to Strict Building Code Enforcement Policy

Fair Work Building & Construction is responsible for investigating and prosecuting alleged instances of coercion, unprotected industrial action and freedom of association and right of entry...

Is Performance-based Building Compliance Really That Hard?
Green
Wednesday August 12 2015

Is Performance-based Building Compliance Really That Hard?

There is a large amount of debate at the moment about how the use of performance-based building solutions will affect the quality of buildings.

National Construction Code Available Free for NSW Builders
Business
Monday February 2 2015

National Construction Code Available Free for NSW Builders

NSW builders now have free access to the National Construction Code, as part of a joint Federal Government initiative aimed at reducing shoddy work in the...

The New and Revised Victorian Building Act
Business
Wednesday July 17 2013

The New and Revised Victorian Building Act

Passage of parliament has been facilitated for changes to the Building Act 1993 against a backdrop of Victorian Auditor General and Ombudsman’s recommendations and findings. The...