EXPERTS APPOINTED TO REVIEW BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ISSUES (FED)

24th August 2017

A leading academic and an expert lawyer have been appointed to examine compliance and enforcement issues in Australia’s construction sector to help ensure the ongoing safety of the nation’s buildings. The Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) today announced that Professor Peter Shergold AC and Bronwyn Weir have been commissioned to assess compliance and enforcement problems within the building and construction systems across the country that are affecting the implementation of the National Construction Code (NCC). The Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy, who chairs the BMF, said the government, through the forum, was committed to ensuring that Australia continued to have a safe built environment that the community could have confidence in.

Experts appointed to review building and construction safety issues (FED)