Principals, contractors and subcontractors operating in Queensland should become familiar with the new project bank account regime under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld), which will commence on 1 March 2018.
Draft regulations released by the NSW Government will require owners of multi-storey residential and commercial buildings with combustible cladding to register them, and to pay for expert independent fire-risk assessment.
Victoria’s population continues to rise and as it does so, the State’s waste is likely to almost double, from 12.7 million tonnes per year to over 20 million tonnes by 2046. Could waste to energy be the answer to meeting population demand?
The NSW Government’s recently introduced Building Products (Safety) Bill 2017 will identify, ban and rectify the use of unsafe building products in commercial, residential and industrial buildings across NSW.
Major changes are afoot for the construction industry in Queensland. Our guide to the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017, identifies key changes industry professionals will need to be aware of.