Victoria owners corporation legislation

Victoria legislation updates:

6 March 2019: Victorian statewide cladding audit

On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is conducting a state wide cladding audit. If your apartment building has been inspected as part of the project, you will receive a letter from the VBA. You may  contact the building manager or your owners’ corporations to know if an inspection has been scheduled for your building.

20 March 2019: Be cautious about CodeMark Certificates of Conformity

CodeMark Certificates of Conformity have been found to have certain limitations regarding for the installation and use of building materials. Recently, nine CodeMark certificates of conformity were withdrawn. If you’re responsible for designing buildings or issuing a building permit for construction, you should make note of any possible limitations, read all certificates carefully and scrutinise the Building Code of Australia requirements being certified by each Certificate.

29 May 2019: Owners Corporations and Other Acts Amendment Bill exposure draft released

The bill addresses various technical issues identified by Consumer Affairs Victoria and stands to impact laws that govern the establishment, operation, functions and powers of owners corporations in Victoria. You may share your opinions and feedback regarding the proposed reforms by 29 May 2019 before the bill gets into parliament.