NSW FIRE CERTIFICATION TO UNDERGO A TOTAL OVERHAUL

NSW FIRE CERTIFICATION TO UNDERGO A TOTAL OVERHAUL AFTER DAMNING REVIEW

The state government says it will rewrite the law governing the way NSW buildings are certified after a damning review found practices for ensuring apartment fire safety were “totally ineffectual” and had caused unsafe buildings to be approved.

The government will announce on Wednesday plans to rewrite the Building Professionals Act in response to a review by former treasury secretary Michael Lambert.

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