Licence Restriction Placed on Commonwealth Games Builder
Queensland's construction watchdog has slapped a restriction onto the building licence of a key contractor for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
USA, Australia and New Zealand Implement Reciprocal Architecture Licensing
Architects certified in either the USA, Australia or New Zealand are now able to gain reciprocal licenses in all of the three countries thanks to a...
Barrier Removed for WA Solar Power Players
Solar power purchase agreement providers no longer have to hold a retail licence to sell electricity to West Australian consumers.
Australia’s Disconnected Builder Licensing Regulations
A recent article on Sourceable has underscored serious problems with Australia's building industry.
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.
“Integrated Path” to Architecture Licensure Before Graduation
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has accepted proposals from 12 accredited US architecture schools to implement an "Integrated Path" to licensure
Unregistered Builder Ordered to Pay $42,500
A recent case in Western Australian involving the performance of shoddy renovation work highlights the importance of employing registered builders.
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.
Crane Oversail: The Balance of Trespass and Development
Building development, especially in densely populated cities, has led to the growing use and need for the deployment of tower cranes.
Call for Blitz on Unlicensed Builders
Master Builders SA is calling for a government blitz after yet another unlicensed builder was fined in the Adelaide Magistrates Court.
Alberta Challenges Saskatchewan Licence Plate Ban
Alberta is taking legal action against Saskatchewan’s licence plate ban, calling it a slam-dunk case over a small-minded policy.