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Is the NSW Building Professionals Act Failing?
Business
Thursday July 2 2015

Is the NSW Building Professionals Act Failing?

As New South Wales reviews its building certification and regulation regime, concern within the state's building industry is growing that an overly lax regime is leading to...

Who Needs to be a Licenced Builder in Victoria?
Residential
Thursday June 4 2015

Who Needs to be a Licenced Builder in Victoria?

If you are involved in the building industry in Victoria then chances are you should be a Licenced/Registered Building Practitioner. This legislation has been in for...

NSW Should Consider Registering all Building Practitioners
Business
Monday April 27 2015

NSW Should Consider Registering all Building Practitioners

Victoria has "broad church" practitioner registration, while New South Wales has "narrow church" or "secular" registration.

Why Australia Should Regulate Expert Witnesses
Business
Wednesday July 16 2014

Why Australia Should Regulate Expert Witnesses

Rather than being about juries swayed by Hollywood style antics, building cases are about defects, cracks, delays, and cost of delays and rectification and are presided...

Vic: Big Challenges in Builder Registration and Education
Residential
Tuesday March 25 2014

Vic: Big Challenges in Builder Registration and Education

The construction industry in Victoria is facing a number of challenges in terms of ensuring builder registration systems and the education and training framework are delivering...

How Duplication is Killing Australia’s Construction Industry
Business
Wednesday October 30 2013

How Duplication is Killing Australia’s Construction Industry

With an estimated 22.7 million people as at June 30 last year – little more than the numbers of a large third world city – Australia...

Building Practitioners, Disciplinary Boards and Tribunals
Strata
Tuesday July 2 2013

Building Practitioners, Disciplinary Boards and Tribunals

Dos and Don’ts in Advocacy when your reputation and license to practice is on the line.