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Cladding Safety Victoria

Victorian Buildings Beware – Are you compliant with your essential safety measures?

By Chloe Moorfoot, Partner and Malcolm Liu, Lawyer. Non-compliance with the Building Regulations 2018 (Regulations) for essential safety measures can result in serious consequences, including infringement notices, fines and prosecution. Additionally, the combustible cladding building inspections in Victoria are likely to expose buildings that are non-compliant with the essential safety measures. Therefore, is your building … Read More

Victoria’s Combustible Cladding Nightmare – Local Council’s beware: Holy Sheet? We are responsible!

By Chloe Moorfoot, Partner It is estimated there are thousands of buildings in Victoria affected by the (now) defective combustible cladding issues. As the combustible cladding rectification fund dries up, it is clear that local government municipalities will be soaked by a new wave of claims and responsibilities to bring about rectification. Background of the … Read More

Cladding Safety Victoria: Not a Cladding Cure-All

Executive Summary Apartment buildings must satisfy four key criteria in order to be eligible for CSV cladding rectification funding. Legal costs incurred will not be reimbursed or funded by the CSV, other than those necessary for the BAB process. Given the substantial amount of cladding issues in Victoria, it is unlikely that CSV will be … Read More

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