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Saturday July 21, 2018

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What the Building Legislation Amendment Act 2016 Means for You
Business
Monday July 4 2016

What the Building Legislation Amendment Act 2016 Means for You

The Building Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Bill 2015 was enacted into law in April and amends the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995, the Building Act 1993...

Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out On Fire Safety
Buildings
Monday July 27 2015

Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out On Fire Safety

Late last year, a late night cigarette discarded on an eighth-floor balcony of the Lacrosse Apartments in the Docklands sparked a fire that licked the exterior...

Grey Areas in Residential Building Contracts and Specs
Residential
Wednesday July 22 2015

Grey Areas in Residential Building Contracts and Specs

If you want to see what 'grey area' means, you just have to look at a current standard residential building contract.

Why the New Vic Building Legislation Must go Through
Business
Tuesday August 5 2014

Why the New Vic Building Legislation Must go Through

For the past 12 years, the domestic building industry in Australia has suffered under a draconian regime of alleged consumer protection that has seen various governments...