Resources

Most of the documents in this section are only available to members. If you go to a resource page and do not see a link to a file, this means that you are not logged in as a member of the Society. You can log in here.

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WA Draft Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Regulations 2022 and associated matters

The Society's Submission on this Regulation is available here.

NSW Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Amendment (Building Work Levy) Regulation 2021

The Society's Submission on this Regulation is available here.

Office of Projects Victoria - Offsite Construction Guide

The Offsite Construction Guide aims to give government project teams practical instruction on how to evaluate, procure and deliver projects using modern construction methods. Through reading this Guide, government project teams should gain an appreciation and an understanding for the potential for Offsite Construction in public projects.  This will help steer the adoption of offsite construction across Government. 

A copy of the draft Guide and the Society's Submission are available below.

ABCB Consultation on the Integrity of private building surveyors

In 2017, Building Minsters authorised an assessment of the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia. The resulting Building Confidence Report (BCR) made 24 recommendations for a best practice model for compliance and enforcement, to strengthen the effective implementation of the National Construction Code (NCC).

Draft Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment (Review Recommendations) Amendment Bill 2021

The Society's Submission can be found below.

Draft Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment (Review Recommendations) Amendment Bill 2020 (SA) (February 2020)

A copy of the draft 2020 bill and the Society's submission are available below. 

NSW Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020

The following documents (all available below) have been released for public consultation

  • Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020 (the proposed Regulation);
  • accompanying Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS); and
  • a draft Continuing Professional Development Guideline for Adjudicators  (CPD Guideline)

The proposed Regulation will replace the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2008 on commencement on 1 September 2020.

The proposed Regulation aims to:

Senate Economics References Committee’s Inquiry into Non-Conforming Building Products - Government Response to the Final Report: Non-conforming building products – the need for a coherent and robust regulatory regime

The Report is available below.

Draft Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment (Review Recommendations) Amendment Bill 2020 (SA) (February 2020)

A copy of the draft 2020 bill and the Society's submission are available below.

Regulation of Building Standards, Building Quality and Building Disputes - NSW Legislative inquiry (July 2019)

The Society's submission is available below.

The First Report (Report No. 4) dated November 2019 can be found here.