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Plumbing and Drainage Reforms

From 1 July 2019, new plumbing laws will take effect to protect and enhance the health, safety and wellbeing of Queenslanders who need plumbing or drainage work. What laws will change? The Plumbing and Drainage Act 2018 will replace the repealed Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002. Th...

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Everyone deserves to be Paid for their Work

Everyone deserves to be paid for their work but this hasn’t always happened, particularly in the building and construction industry, but times have changed. The Queensland Government has introduced new payment laws to make the building industry fairer. From 17 December 2018 elements of the Bu...

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Key changes to National Construction Code(NCC) 2019

Some of the key changes from the 2016 edition are described below: Quantification The most significant change to the NCC since the performance-based code was introduced in 1996, is an estimated 40% of the Code’s Performance Requirements will be quantified either directly or by a NCC Verification Method (VM). This work stems from the B...

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