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Sunday October 21, 2018

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Coroner Rules over Fatal Victoria Wall Collapse
Business
Friday June 8 2018

Coroner Rules over Fatal Victoria Wall Collapse

The safety of a wall that collapsed and killed three people in Melbourne six years ago was the responsibility of site owner Grocon, a coroner says.

Melbourne Wall Collapses Amid Safety Concerns
Commercial
Thursday April 21 2016

Melbourne Wall Collapses Amid Safety Concerns

A wall on a building site has collapsed in Melbourne just 24 hours after the union, WorkSafe and the council decided it was too unsafe to...

Is Victoria Making the Most of Council Enforcement Powers?
Business
Tuesday November 3 2015

Is Victoria Making the Most of Council Enforcement Powers?

Recently, Manningham council took issue with the performance of one of the state regulators, contending that there are "currently no safeguards to ensure that surveying work...

Surveyor for Collapse Site Also Involved in Docklands Fire Apartment
Safety
Thursday July 23 2015

Surveyor for Collapse Site Also Involved in Docklands Fire Apartment

The Victorian Building Authority believes negligence or error likely played a role in a massive collapse at a building site in Melbourne's Mount Waverley.

WorkSafe Shut Down a Melbourne Construction site After Wall Collapse
Safety
Friday July 17 2015

WorkSafe Shut Down a Melbourne Construction site After Wall Collapse

A large section of a 15-metre deep pit in Burwood partially collapsed forcing 10 university students from a nearby block of townhouses to flee.

Sign Contractor Fined for Wall Collapse
Commercial
Friday May 22 2015

Sign Contractor Fined for Wall Collapse

A subcontractor hired to attach cladding to a Melbourne brick wall that collapsed and killed three people has been fined $7,500 but will pay $33,500 in...

Wall Collapse in Melbourne Shopping Mall Leaves Six Injured
Commercial
Tuesday May 5 2015

Wall Collapse in Melbourne Shopping Mall Leaves Six Injured

Heavy gusts are believed to have played a key role in a wall collapse at a shopping mall that has put two shoppers in hospital....