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Prosecutable Offences Under the Victorian Building Act 1993
Business
Thursday February 22 2018

Prosecutable Offences Under the Victorian Building Act 1993

There is a litany of ways by which a property owner or building practitioner can run afoul of the penalty provisions of the Building Act 1993.

Designers, Beware the Amended Victorian Building Act!
Business
Monday November 28 2016

Designers, Beware the Amended Victorian Building Act!

Victorian Building designers need to be vigilant in their business practices due to the amended Section 16 of the Victorian Building Act 1993 (the Act), which...

The Law on Protection Works in Victoria
Business
Tuesday April 7 2015

The Law on Protection Works in Victoria

Melbourne has a rapidly growing population and high density living is proliferating, along with construction activity in close proximity neighbourhoods.

How a Registration Regime for Expert Witnesses Would Look
Business
Wednesday September 10 2014

How a Registration Regime for Expert Witnesses Would Look

I recently published an article on the need for regulation of expert witnesses.

The New and Revised Victorian Building Act
Business
Wednesday July 17 2013

The New and Revised Victorian Building Act

Passage of parliament has been facilitated for changes to the Building Act 1993 against a backdrop of Victorian Auditor General and Ombudsman’s recommendations and findings. The...