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Victoria Overhauls Building Laws
Victoria's laws regarding building practitioner registration and construction disputes are set to be overhauled.
Insuring Heritage Listed Residence
The complexity of a building project increases significantly when heritage issues arise, and so does insurance.
SA Government to Take on Building Insurance Risk
The South Australian government will step in and provide building indemnity insurance following the withdrawal of private insurer...
Adjoining Property Protection – An Owner Builder’s Responsibility
Building works in some instances may impact neighbouring or adjoining property, making the proper insurance choices a must.
Owner Builders Need Good Home Warranty Coverage, Not Just Advice
Owner builders must take heed when selling their homes as common home warranty policies do not offer adequate...
Victorian Infrastructure Assets Under Threat from Climate Change
Infrastructure assets in Victoria, including schools and hospitals, are under threat from climate change as insurance premium spiral,...
NSW Construction Inquiry After Major Insolvencies
The NSW industry will face a state government inquiry into the collapse of three major construction companies.
Australia’s Construction Industry: Under Worked, Under Insured
Many companies are taking the risk of being underinsured or not insured at all, thus risking heavy payouts...
Construction Industry Falling Like Dominoes
As Australia’s construction industry remains in contraction, construction companies are experiencing the repercussions with job losses, insolvencies and...
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