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When Does the Home Building Act Apply

Builders in NSW must comply with the Home Building Act. Learn everything you need to know about this important building code and how it affects housing projects in the state.
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What do you need to know about the Home Building Act in NSW? Well, if you do residential work in the state, you need to know what it covers, what you need to do to comply and what to watch out for.

Basically, you need a license, a contract and insurance to build and modify homes in NSW. But what doesn’t qualify as a residential building project? Which structures that aren’t homes themselves need to adhere the HBA? Some may surprise you.

Read our guide detailing the nuts and bolts of the code to get up to speed on the HBA. Our experts are here to ensure you can get to the essentials without having to spend time making sense of the jargon.

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Builders and small business owners in NSW

This is your how-to guide to complying with the legal requirements of the Home Building Act in NSW

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  • Home Building Act mandatories
  • Definition of residential and non-residential building work
  • Exclusions from the Home Building Act.

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