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15 m15 mLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

A copy of my post this morning on the Builders Collective petition thread:
On Radio National this morning:
Industry Minister calls for tougher regulation after latest building evacuation

19 m19 mLilianaLiliana posted:
Builders Collective petitioning for a Royal Commission

On Radio National this morning:
Industry Minister calls for tougher regulation after latest building evacuation
https://radio.abc.net.au/programitem/pgLGMMz9MG
The above interview is with one of the writers of the Shergold…

1 h1 hLilianaLiliana posted:
Builders Collective petitioning for a Royal Commission

Thanks kks. From the report referenced above:
One potential aspect that a market-based approach may not adequately address is spillover costs: the negative impacts experienced by people other than those directly…

16 h16 hLilianaLiliana posted:
Builders Collective petitioning for a Royal Commission

A few interesting and pertinent comments in this article re Mascot Towers in Sydney which was evacuated on Friday night due to cracking.
Mascot Towers unit owners to foot bill for…

17 h17 hLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

In the news today:
Mascot Towers unit owners to foot bill for repairs prompting calls for better consumer protections. See:
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-16/ ... s/11214328
And I quote:
Stephen Goddard, spokesman…

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2 d2 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Zorro6 the petition was started by the Builders Collective - a builder. It wasn't started by a pen pusher or somebody who does not understand the building industry. You have…

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2 d2 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

That's impressive Joker. Who did the stonework?

2 d2 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

It isn't enough to have regulations. Regulations need to be enforced and that is not happening at the moment. A Royal Commission could examine the failings in the…

2 d2 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

And who will insure the builders when it looks like building surveyors are hard put to it to find insurance at the moment? In fact it is possible that…

2 d2 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

What is home builders insurance?

2 d2 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

And what about these people in the news today?
Sydney high-rise in Mascot evacuated after residents spot cracks in building
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-14/ ... d/11212816
And the only reason it…

2 d2 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

I'm not really sure how having her contract of sale examined by a legal firm would have helped my niece avoid now having to pay $10,000 to replace the flammable…

5 d5 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Eating plastic?

Apparently there is a good chance we are already doing that according to a study commissioned by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and carried out by the microplastics…

5 d5 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Should l use only a licensed builder

Hi jimbo73
If they are a licenced builder then they should appear on the VBA database. I wouldn't hire an unlicenced builder and I would be very careful even with a…

6 d6 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

I didn't actually start the petition. It was started by the Builders Collective. But I am most certainly promoting it.:wink:
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=95744&p=1847681#p1847681

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7 d7 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Below is a link to my Homeone thread promoting a petition calling for a Royal Commission into the building industry.
Please take a moment to head over, have a look…

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8 d8 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builders Collective petitioning for a Royal Commission

I heard this on the radio on Friday
Experts warn construction could come to a halt because of flammable cladding risk.
It seems that building surveyors are not going to be able…

12 d12 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Builders Collective petitioning for a Royal Commission

The Builders Collective of Australia have started a petition on Change.org asking for a Royal Commission into the building industry in Australia.
Amongst other things they cite the recent fiasco over…

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21 d21 dLilianaLiliana posted:
Cheap solar derailing the market?

This is the contention of some "rooftop solar industry veterans" referenced in the following article which appeared today on the ABC:
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-27/ ... s/11139856
Some interesting points:
About one…

4 months4 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

In order for an individual to sue for defamation I would have thought the individual needed to have been named and identified.
The OP needs to ensure no individual…

4 months4 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Non compliant cladding crisis

In the news today. Nine more cladding systems have now been declared non compliant by CertMark International - the agency the Australian Building Codes board relies upon to determine whether…

4 months4 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Hi SejaeD
Have you consulted a lawyer about the letter sent to you by your builder's lawyer? I am not a lawyer but in Victoria a corporation that employs 10 or…

5 months5 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

This just seems extraordinary. I would certainly go to the Ombudsman about this. There seems to be a giant flaw in the VCAT proceedings that the builders have…

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5 months5 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Hi Mauromario
That's unbelievable. Did the VCAT hearing result in a written judgement or was this agreement reached at the mediation stage? Is there a record of proceedings at…

5 months5 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

How is it going with your builder Mauromario? Any outcome yet?

6 months6 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
wood rot holes veandah posts

Hi jimbob73
I just updated my thread on my woodrot problem. Have you got any pictures? In my case the woodrot needed to be removed and replaced with new wood. See…

6 months6 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Wood rot on window frame

About time I updated this thread seeing as the work was completed some time ago. Windowfixit were fantastic. Punctual, cordial, efficient and did a great job. They cut and scraped…

Wood rot on window frame
7 months7 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Pollution by postcode

Unless the issues continue to be so politicised that nothing can be done about them:cry:

7 months7 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Pollution by postcode

By some coincidence this article by Paul Klymenko, chief executive of Planet Ark, was published today on the ABC News website:
Landfill is not a long-term solution for waste management in…

7 months7 monthsLilianaLiliana posted:
Pollution by postcode

Too true. Apparently the tip is now expanding as well because:
The state’s planning tribunal has rejected a push by Wyndham residents to stop a huge expansion of the notorious…

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