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Precautions for building sites in flood affected regions of NSW

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Precautions for building sites in flood affected regions of NSW

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With the ongoing extreme weather hitting the NSW coast, the NSW Government has declared many Local Government Areas as disaster zones.
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10 Aug
Security of Payment - Coverage

The Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 (WA) (SOP Act) applies to some construction contracts but excludes others. Before you make a claim under the SOP Act, it is important to confirm that your contract is covered.

08 Aug
The Residential Building Bill

The Tasmanian Government has released the Residential Building (Miscellaneous Consumer Protection Amendments) Bill 2022 for consultation. HIA has raised concerns with some elements.

05 Aug
Geraldton local claims HIA Apprentice of the Year

Geraldton’s own third year carpentry and joinery apprentice Callum Marquis from Connolly Creative Building Co. has been named 2022 HIA Stratco WA Peter Stannard Apprentice of the Year.

04 Aug
Security of Payment overview

Security of payment laws provide for the rapid adjudication of payment disputes in the building and construction industry.

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 ...

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 o...

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 own...

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 b...

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 fi...

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 wor...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...