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Thursday 17 Jun 2021

The NSW Department of Fair Trading has produced some helpful resources which include important information about registration and the new DBP online learning module.  Further information can be found here and here.
Please also see the links below to the following guidelines.

Thursday 10 Jun 2021

Members may be interested in the recent white paper prepared by EY "Digital twin: the Age of Aquarius in construction and real estate".

A copy of the paper is available here.

Thursday 10 Jun 2021

Members may be interested in the Insurance Council of Australia consultation paper "Role of the Private Insurance Market – Independent Strategic Review: Commercial Insurance Consultation Paper" available here.

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Members may be interested in the following short videos prepared by the NSW Government Better Regulation Division, Department of Customer Service to assist engineers, designers and builders with the new obligations under the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 which commences on 1 July 2021.

Thursday 20 May 2021

Members may be interested in the following online training offered by The Academy of Experts

  • Role and responsibilities of the expert
  • The expert's report
  • Going into court
  • Essential update
  • Report writing masterclass

More information can be found here

Thursday 20 May 2021

Thursday 20 May 2021 at 4:00 pm AEST, 7:00 am BST

Presented by Adam Constable QC, Lucy Garrett QC, Samuel Townend QC, Robert Fenwick Elliott and Jennie Wild of Keating Chambers


Thursday 13 May 2021

The NSW Government has now prepared a draft Amending Regulation to prescribe the fees that will be payable for registration from 1 July 2021.  The regulation will support the operation of the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020. 

The Amending Regulation is available here with an explanatory document that discusses how the fees were developed.

SoCLA members are invited to provide feedback or comments on the proposed fees.   Please provide your feedback  by 4:00 pm on Friday 21 May.


Thursday 13 May 2021

Our colleagues at ACIF have prepared a summary of the parts of the Treasurer’s speech and Budget Paper No.1 in the 2021-22 Budget Papers relevant to the Australian construction industry. 

The summary is available here.

Monday 10 May 2021

The Society is  pleased to be listed as a supporting organisation of this conference organised by Resolution Institute for 15-16 July 2021 at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

In addition, we have negotiated for SoCLA members to register at the Institute’s member discount.   Please contact us for the special registration link to obtain the discounted price. 

Thursday 29 Apr 2021

Monday 10 May 2021, 10.00 - 11.00am 

Members may be interested in the free Procurement webinar presented by the Industry Capability Network (ICN), the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) and the Western Sydney Procurement Steering Committee.


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