At Bridge, we want to ensure that our clients and stakeholders can easily access key information and keep up to date with all the latest industry updates.
Here you can find useful tools, webinars and documents from relevant authorities that can assist with keeping your project on the move and even offer some learning tools to better understand the regulatory system and requirements within Victoria.
Photography: Rory Gardiner / Architect: Pandolfini Architects
Victorian building authority
VBA Practice Notes
Access to all the guidance material published by the VBA to cover common regulatory queries asked of owners and practitioners in the industry
Building Surveyors Code of Conduct
All registered building surveyors in Victoria are required to comply with the code from 1 January 2021 and establishes eight key areas of professional conduct that building surveyors in Victoria must follow.
If your building work is close to or adjacent to adjoining property boundaries, then you may be required to carry out protection work relating to the adjoining property. This is to ensure that the adjoining property is not affected or damaged by your building work.
VBA BAMS Levy Calculator
Prepare for your total project costs and determine the estimated levy payment that will be applicable for your project at time the building permit will be ready for issue
Search for a Practitioner
Currently tendering for your project? Check that the builders you are tendering out to are registered in the appropriate category and class required for your project.
If it is not possible to pursue the Performance Solution pathway for your project, you may wish to seek a modification to the Building Regulations to alter or remove the requirements from your project.
A2.2(4), R.129 and R.187 Application Forms
Building Act & Regulations
Current as of January 2024
A brief webinar produced by the VBA on the Performance Solution Process
All the updates from the VBA on the new changes that have come into play as of 01 May 2023