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