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Licence Restriction Placed on Commonwealth Games Builder
Commercial
Wednesday September 13 2017

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
Business
Tuesday January 17 2017

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
Energy
Thursday August 18 2016

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
Business
Thursday September 10 2015

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
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.

“Integrated Path” to Architecture Licensure Before Graduation
Business
Wednesday August 19 2015

“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
Business
Tuesday August 11 2015

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
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.

Crane Oversail: The Balance of Trespass and Development
Business
Tuesday May 5 2015

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.

Business
Mar 15 2018
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.

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Business
20 Dec, 2017
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.

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