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27/12/2022
Heat or humidity? Talking tools-down rules in Queensland

Heat or humidity? Talking tools-down rules in Queensland

How hot is too hot on the construction site? When is it too hot to work? And should humidity be just as much of a factor as temperature? A contentious issue in the industry Tools-down rules are up for heated discussion in the Sunshine State, as they often are at this time of the year

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23/12/2022
What you need to know about changes to builder registration and licensing in 2023

What you need to know about changes to builder registration and licensing in 2023

The Victorian Government made some changes to the Building Act 1993. They are calling these changes the Building Amendment (Registration of Building Trades and Other Matters) Act 2018. The aim is to ensure certain trades practitioners have licensing and registration. Certain building work will also need licenses or registrations.

12/05/2022
A CLOSER LOOK AT VICTORIA’S NEW LICENSING AND REGISTRATION PROCESS

A CLOSER LOOK AT VICTORIA’S NEW LICENSING AND REGISTRATION PROCESS

If you’ve been following the trade news, you’ll know there’s a lot of regulatory and legislative change happening in the Victorian building and construction industry right now. How does it affect tradies in the short term? Mainly in the area of tickets. New changes to builders licence process On 1 February, the Victoria Building Authority

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