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Building Defects News

Monday September 24, 2018

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Building Defects? The Law Is Not Your Friend
Business
Wednesday July 4 2018

Building Defects? The Law Is Not Your Friend

Most people would assume that if there are defects in your new building, the builder would be obliged to fix the defects.

Governments Ignoring Consumer Protection
Residential
Tuesday March 28 2017

Governments Ignoring Consumer Protection

We continually hear Australian Federal and State Governments stating how important it is to protect banks and protect private enterprise. Big business and the rich seem...

Queensland Apartment Owners Need Defect Bond
Strata
Wednesday March 8 2017

Queensland Apartment Owners Need Defect Bond

Queensland should follow the lead of New South Wales and introduce a two percent levy in order to protect owners of new apartments from defects, the...

Thermal Imaging in Detection of Building Defects
Buildings
Tuesday October 25 2016

Thermal Imaging in Detection of Building Defects

Commercial and domestic building inspections are subject to many impediments and limitations, including safe access limitations, inability to see through walls and defects that are invisible...

Apartment Defects Continue to Disappoint
Residential
Monday October 26 2015

Apartment Defects Continue to Disappoint

A recent study has identified the number of building defects being reported by apartment building owners.

NSW Developers to be Hit with Defects Bond
Business
Wednesday September 9 2015

NSW Developers to be Hit with Defects Bond

Developers in New South Wales will be hit with a two per cent bond to cover the costs of building defects under proposed new laws designed...