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The Peculiar World of Licence Lending
Business
Tuesday October 13 2015

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
Business
Sunday August 2 2015

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
Residential
Wednesday July 22 2015

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
Business
Wednesday May 20 2015

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
Business
Friday February 27 2015

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.