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Friday September 21, 2018

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NSW Building Consumers Hit with Thousands in Unexpected Payments
Residential
Thursday August 10 2017

NSW Building Consumers Hit with Thousands in Unexpected Payments

Residential building customers in New South Wales are being forced to cough up with thousands of dollars in payments over and above what they believed they...

New Rules on Victorian Building Sites
Business
Tuesday June 21 2016

New Rules on Victorian Building Sites

Builders in Victoria who carry out construction work without a permit will be subject to fines of almost $160,000 in the case of individuals or $800,000...

The 5K Rule of Domestic Building
Residential
Thursday September 3 2015

The 5K Rule of Domestic Building

All domestic building work which exceeds $5,000 must be undertaken by a registered building practitioner, including labour and materials.

Victoria Dumps Warranty Insurance in Building Rules Overhaul
Business
Tuesday May 13 2014

Victoria Dumps Warranty Insurance in Building Rules Overhaul

The last resort Builders Warranty Insurance scheme is set to be dumped as part of a wide-ranging overhaul of construction industry regulation in Victoria, which will...

Queensland Building Watchdog Comes to Life
Business
Thursday December 5 2013

Queensland Building Watchdog Comes to Life

Queensland now has a new building industry regulator as the government moves to enhance the accountability of construction industry regulation in the state.