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Building registration fees to increase

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Building registration fees to increase

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The VBA has undertaken a review of building practitioner fees. This will result in an increase in the fees for many building registration categories – either as an individual and as a company.
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14 Jun
Professional indemnity insurance requirements for building practitioners deferred

Recent amendments to the Design and Building Practitioners Regulation 2021 have deferred the professional indemnity insurance requirements for registered building practitioners working on Class 2, 3 and 9c buildings until 1 July 2025.

05 Jun
Engineered Stone Ban - Victorian Requirements

On 10 May 2024, Commonwealth, States and Territory work health and safety ministers met to endorse the regulatory amendments to give effect to the prohibition on the use of engineered stone from 1 July 2024.

03 Jun
Increase to minimum wages from 1 July

This morning the Fair Work Commission handed down its annual minimum wage decision, awarding a 3.75 per cent increase to the national minimum wage and modern award minimum wages.

31 May
Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment Bill 2024

HIA prepared a submission to the Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment (Strengthening Measures to Prevent Illegal Timber Trade) Bill 2024.

VIC Cost Plus Contract (Pack of 2)

This contract is used for residential constructions 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...

VIC Alterations, Additions and Renovations Contract (Pack of 2)

This contract (pack of two) is suitable for residential building work relating to an alteration, addition, renovation or where the work is not to completion stage. The contract allows for project details to be formalised and also ...

VIC Domestic Works Under $10,000 Contract

The Victorian Domestic Works Under $10,000 contract is suitable when the contract price for the manufacture, supply and installation of: - cabinets and associated works - bathroom renovations - carport and garage - pergola and oth...

VIC Job Quotation Form (Pad of 20)

The Victorian Job Quotation Form (pad of 20) is suitable for sub-contractors to list their conditions. It's carbonised and individually numbered and dated.

VIC Notice of Commencement (Pad of 20)

This form (pad of 20) is designed for use with HIA contracts such as: - alterations, additions and renovations contract - cost plus contract - kit homes contracts - new homes contract. Note: this form is specific to Victoria and s...

VIC Notice of Completion (Pad of 20)

The Victorian Notice of Completion (pad of 20) is used to formally notify an owner when a project will be at practical completion. It’s designed for use with HIA contracts such as: - alterations, additions and renovations contract...

VIC Notice of Extension of Time (Pad of 20)

Builders wanting an extension of time for completing work will need this Victorian Notice of Extension of Time (pad of 20). This product complies with Victorian legislation as the builder must advise the client in writing of their...

VIC New Homes Contract (Pack of 2)

The Victorian New Homes Contract (pack of 2) is suitable for the construction of new homes in Victoria. The contract allows for all job details to be formalised and also contains all the relevant schedules. The contract is tailore...

VIC Notice of Suspension of Works (Pad of 20)

This Notice of Suspension of Works (pad of 20) is to be used with the Plain English contract for works if the owner fails to make a payment and/or is in breach of a contract clause. The document is used with other documents such a...

VIC Progress Claim Certificate (Pad of 20)

The Victorian Progress Claim Certificate (pad of 20) provides an efficient way for a builder to claim payment from a client or financial institution. This is a hard copy version of the certificate and will be mailed to you once i...

VIC/TAS Specification - General & Cover

VIC Specification - General & Cover

VIC Preliminary Agreement (Pad of 20)

The Victorian Preliminary Agreement (pad of 20) 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 and obtai...

VIC Small Works Contract (Pack of 2)

The Victorian Small Works Contract is suitable for all domestic building work such as alterations and renovation projects. Note: this document is specific to Victoria and shouldn’t be used in other states or territories without fi...

VIC Variation to Contract (Pad of 20)

The Victorian Variation Document (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 is a h...