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Limitations to Building Surveyor

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Limitations to Building Surveyor

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Are you aware of the restrictions on what work certifiers registered as a Building Surveyor – Restricted (Class 1 and 10 buildings) NSW can do?
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23 May
Home building hotspots in North Queensland revealed

“There were five areas in North Queensland that were identified as home building and population hotspots,” stated HIA Executive Director - North Queensland, Peter Fry.

23 May
Home building hotspots in Queensland revealed

Three Queensland suburbs made this year’s National Top 20 strongest markets for home building in the latest HIA report.

23 May
Home building hotspots in the Hunter revealed

”There were eight areas in the Hunter Region that qualified as home building and population hotspots in HIA’s latest Hotspots Report,” stated HIA Executive Director - Hunter, Craig Jennion.

23 May
NSW and Victoria battle it out for the top spot in Hotspots

“Box Hill - Nelson in Sydney’s Baulkham Hills and Hawkesbury area emerged at the top of the list in HIA’s Population and Residential Building Hotspots Report 2024,” stated HIA Economist Maurice Tapang.

NSW Authority for Final Payment (Pad of 50)

The NSW Authority for Final Payment Pad offers an effective method of claiming final payment from your client. It’s available in a handy tear-off pad of 50. This is a hard copy document and will be mailed to you once it's purchase...

NSW Claim for Extension of Time (Pad of 50)

This form is to notify the owner of an entitlement to an extension of time when building works have been delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, an owner’s delay or requests for additional work. If you do not notify an owner abou...

NSW Authority for Variation to Contract (Pad of 25)

The Authority for Variation to Contract (pad of 25) details changes or variations to works requiring an update to the contract between builder and owner. It can also be used for variations between builder and sub-contractor. This...

NSW New Dwellings Contract (Pack of 2)

Ideal for building professionals about to work on a new dwelling, available as a pack of two. The fixed price contract allows for all job details to be formalised and provides schedules for progress payments, excluded items, insur...

NSW Cost Plus Contract (Pack of 2)

This contract is used for residential construction works on a cost plus basis, not a lump sum ‘fixed price’. Costs are totalled and a percentage or fixed sum added for administration, supervision and profit. It allows for project ...

NSW General Housing Specifications

The NSW General Housing Specifications document forms part of the contract documents which is referred to in the building contract. It details the works to be executed and the materials to be used in carrying out those works at th...

NSW Preliminary Agreement (Pad of 50)

This Preliminary Agreement (pad of 50) is used to cover the cost of the preliminary work before and in preparation of signing the contract. This type of work may include: - preparation of plans - engineering details - obtaining a...

NSW Notice of Practical Completion (Pad of 25)

The NSW Notice of Practical Completion is used to notify an owner when a project will be at practical completion, available as a pad of 50. It sets a time and date for the owner's inspection of the works as part of the handover an...

NSW Small Works between $5K & $20K Contract (Pad of 10)

This contract is a fixed-sum contract used for non-structural, residential renovations and additions, available in a pad of 10 duplicate contracts. It’s suitable for use in the manufacture, supply and installation of: - cabinets a...

NSW Residential Contract for Renovations & Additions (Pack of 2)

NSW Residential Building Contract - Renovations/Additions

NSW Small Works over $20K Contract (Duplicate)

The NSW Small Works over $20,000 contract (in duplicate) is for residential construction work over $20,000 and complies with the NSW Home Building Act. It's suitable for smaller alteration and renovation projects. This is a hard c...