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MESSAGE FROM THE CEO

As we begin another year, I hope that you had a chance to have a bit of a break before the start of no doubt another busy 12 months ahead.

While our thoughts were very much with the numerous families that were and in many cases still are feeling the effects of the recent devastating […]

NATIONAL PRESIDENT – WELCOME 2020

It is back to business this week for some of our members and sadly the Australian holiday period sees much of the country in the grip of a catastrophic fire event. Many members are either directly impacted or involved around the country either fighting fires, or supporting family and friends who need urgent and useful […]

PLANS UNVEILED FOR THE FUTURE OF BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

Dodgy developments will be a thing of the past under NSW Government plans that will see the implementation of ratings systems for professionals in the building industry and strong new powers to prevent occupation certificates from being issued on suspect developments.

The new rating system will help the building regulator determine who the risky players […]

BUILDING MINISTERS’ FORUM

BUILDING MINISTERS’ FORUM – COMMUNIQUE – 13 DECEMBER 2019

The Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) met today in Canberra to discuss progress and agree next steps with the suite of important national building reforms underway. Ministers acknowledged the extensive work done since they last met on 18 July but agreed there is more to be done.

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AIB’S TEN POINT PLAN

Better Regulation: A Ten Point Plan From The Australian Institute of Building

The AIB supports a cooperative and productive building and construction environment based on consultation between government, industry and academia through formal mechanisms, and appropriate appointment of risk and responsibility owned by the various parties. It supports a coordinated unified […]

MESSAGE FROM THE CEO

We recently met up with the new NSW Government Building Commissioner, David Chandler. Both National President, David Burnell, myself and one of the AIB’s NSW Chapter Vice President’s had an initial free flowing discussion around a number of points including:

How the AIB can assist with the reform that David’s Department will be committing to […]

NEW MASTER BUILDERS NATIONAL PRESIDENT CALLS FOR SENATE TO PASS ENSURING INTEGRITY LAWS

The newly elected President of the nation’s peak building and construction industry advocacy organisation has urged the Senate to pass the Ensuring Integrity laws.

Simon Butt was elected National President of Master Builders Australia on the weekend at a meeting of Master Builders Associations the building and construction industry in each state and territory.

“There […]