Legislation Updates

Last chance to comment on professional registration

The consultation on NSW’s draft Design and Building Practitioners Regulation – which introduces professional registration of engineers – closes on January 11. The regulation includes the details of registration schemes for design and building practitioners and engineers who work on multistorey, multi-unit residential apartment buildings. Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation Kevin Anderson has described […]

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Industry offers guidance on fire safety practitioners

AIRAH, the AMCA, FMA and FPA Australia have written to certifying organisations to provide guidance on selecting fire safety practitioners in New South Wales. New requirements have been introduced for fire safety practitioners in NSW. The previously named competent fire safety practitioners (CFSP) are now called Accredited Practitioners (Fire Safety), or APFS, and must be […]

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States leading the way to a sustainable future

Industry groups have applauded the Victorian and NSW governments’ significant investments in harnessing the power of energy efficiency and social housing to create jobs and drive the economic recovery from COVID-19. The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), Energy Efficiency Council (EEC), Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), Property Council of Australia, and, as a […]

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A step towards professional registration in NSW

The NSW government has passed the Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019, marking a major step towards compulsory registration for engineers. “The bill delivers on the New South Wales government’s promise to introduce a suite of new obligations on design and building practitioners to ensure that each step of construction is well documented and compliant,” said […]

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Mitsubishi Heavy’s new HQ

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia (MHIAA) recently relocated its head office from Kingsgrove in New South Wales to Regents Park. MHIAA’s managing director Yuji Ito says the new space offers improved facilities more suited to the expanding company’s changing needs. MHIAA worked with Powerhouse Group for the design and build of the new office space […]