The Peculiar World of Licence Lending
Residential builder licence lending is creating a malaise in the building industry, and given the seemingly growing number of cases popping up, it does not appear...
Building Licence – Expectation vs Reality
Many Domestic Builder Registration/Licence applicants believe they only need to be associated with the building industry to obtain a building licence in Victoria.
Reform Strategy Fails to Provide Consumer Protection
The Consumer Protection Reform Strategy purported to offer new assurances that consumers would be treated fairly. As its name suggests, however, it was a ‘strategy’ contrived...
Inconsistent Regulations Killing Australia’s Construction Sector
Imagine for a moment you were trying to run a large international city with a metropolitan population of 20 million people or more.
The Perils of Building Licence Lending
Anecdotally, one hears of scenarios where residential builders have "lent" their builders registration to other individuals who don't have builder registration.