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1. 14 June 18QUEENSLAND / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Minister Mick de Brenni announced the next phase of implementation of the Queensland Government's Building Industry Fairness legislation. [Full text]
2. 11 June 18AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay announced amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997. [Full text]
3. 7 June 18VICTORIA / AFFORDABLE HOUSING / REGULATION
Minister Richard Wynne announced new regulations to better define 'affordable housing' and make it easier for Councils and developers to negotiate voluntary agreements to include affordable homes in residential developments. [Full text]
4. 7 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The NSW Business Chamber said it is concerned the new framework leaves too much discretion to local councils. [Full text]
5. 7 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW welcomed the decision to give local government a role in the management of home sharing outside Greater Sydney. [Full text]
6. 7 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Minister Kean provided an update on the Fire Safety and External Wall Cladding Taskforce. [Full text]
7. 7 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
The Accommodation Association said it will allow quasi-hotels to flourish in Sydney and place greater pressure on housing affordability. [Full text]
8. 7 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
The Tourism & Transport Forum welcomed the NSW Government's decision to review the changes in 12 months' time and called for an effective and transparent monitoring process. [Full text]
9. 7 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Tourism Accommodation Australia said proper insurances, fire and safety protections and security need to be put in place to protect visitors and communities. [Full text]
10. 7 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
The Sydney Business Chamber said allowing strata to ban the use of short term letting is a misstep. [Full text]
11. 7 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Ministers Roberts and Matt Kean announced state-wide planning reforms and a Mandatory Code of Conduct for short-term holiday letting. [Full text]
12. 4 June 18VICTORIA / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Master Builders said the information sought by the State Government's Small Businesses Regulation Review is already known. [Full text]
13. 4 June 18AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
The ACT Government said building licence requirements will be strengthened to support construction quality and community confidence across the sector. [Full text]
14. 4 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / REGULATION
The UDIA called for the NSW Government to reconsider a number of policies within the Strata Building Bond and Inspection Scheme. [Full text]
15. 4 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / REGULATION
Minister Anthony Roberts issued 'Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (ePlanning - Complying Development Certificates) Regulation'. [Full text]
16. 4 June 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / REGULATION
Minister Paul Toole said the new Crown Land Management Act 2016 comes into effect on 1 July. [Full text]
17. 4 June 18TRANSPORT / REGULATION
Senator Janet Rice called on the Government to legislate stringent vehicle emissions standards. [Full text]
18. 31 May 18VICTORIA / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Minister Philip Dalidakis launched a Small Business Regulation Review into the state's construction and building sector. [Full text]
19. 31 May 18VICTORIA / TRANSPORT / REGULATION
Minister Luke Donellan said private developers who occupy road space and traffic lanes on arterial roads in the City of Yarra will incur a weekly charge that is scaled to the proportion of disruption. [Full text]
20. 28 May 18VICTORIA / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Master Builders said Victorian building regulators are inspecting building, construction and demolition sites in Moreland, Hume, Whittlesea and Darebin, to check if operators are complying with the law. [Full text]
21. 28 May 18VICTORIA / PLANNING / REGULATION
The Victorian Parliament's Environment and Planning Committee called for submissions for its inquiry into proposed long term lease of the land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria. [Full text]
22. 28 May 18VICTORIA / PLANNING / REGULATION
Minister Richard Wynne announced legislation to strengthen planning controls and protect from inappropriate development in the Macedon Ranges. [Full text]
23. 28 May 18AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Holding Redlich said prosecutions that have commenced in the ACT signal a strengthened regulator focus on pursuing individuals alleged to have been personally culpable for serious breaches of safety laws. [Full text]
24. 24 May 18VICTORIA / PLANNING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Master Builders urged the Victorian Government to continue monitoring application of the garden zones requirement to ensure that clarity, information and tailoring of the policy over time. [Full text]
25. 24 May 18VICTORIA / PLANNING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Shadow Minister Heidi Victoria said there is still no date for the completed review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 Vic and introduction into Victorian Parliament of the proposed reforms for RentFair. [Full text]
26. 24 May 18VICTORIA / PLANNING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Minister Jaala Pulford said the Victorian Government will give every tenant the right to own a pet, with landlords only able to refuse in specific circumstances. [Full text]
27. 24 May 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Minister Matt Kean said victims of domestic violence will be better protected with the proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 2010. [Full text]
28. 24 May 18INDUSTRY / REGULATION
The Civil Contractors Federation said it is keen to work with Federal and State Governments to improve protections for individuals and small businesses involved in subcontracting in the industry. [Full text]
29. 24 May 18INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Master Builders said it has long supported greater uniformity and consistency of Security of Payment law. [Full text]
30. 24 May 18INDUSTRY / REGULATION
The Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman said the construction industry has a track record of poor payment practices and insolvency. [Full text]
31. 24 May 18INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Senator Rex Patrick urged Government to work together to implement recommendations assisting smaller subcontractors. [Full text]
32. 24 May 18INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Shadow Minister Brendan O'Connor said a nationally consistent approach to security of payments laws is needed. [Full text]
33. 24 May 18INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Minister Craig Laundy released the final report of the 'Review of Security of Payment Laws'. [Full text]
34. 21 May 18NEW SOUTH WALES / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Shadow Minister Yasmin Catley said systemic failures within Fair Trading saw home owners exposed to a builder who had been previously reported to the agency. [Full text]
35. 17 May 18VICTORIA / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Master Builder Victoria reminded members to follow relevant legislation in the construction of a building, particular when cladding is used. [Full text]
36. 17 May 18NORTHERN TERRITORY / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Attorney General Natasha Fyles said the NT Government has passed the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill. [Full text]
37. 17 May 18NEW SOUTH WALES / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
The NSW Ombudsman said an investigation into Fair Trading's Home Building Service found issues with both the public register and the home building licensing system. [Full text]
38. 17 May 18NEW SOUTH WALES / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Premier Berejiklian and Minister Roberts announced reforms to the State's electoral funding laws. [Full text]
39. 14 May 18WESTERN AUSTRALIA / ECONOMICS / ENVIRONMENT / REGULATION
Minister Stephen Dawson announced Budget measures for an improved cost recovery model to help speed up environmental approvals and support economic growth. [Full text]
40. 14 May 18VICTORIA / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
Master Builders said during May WorkSafe inspectors will focus on fall hazards in an effort to reduce numbers of workers injured at housing construction sites. [Full text]
41. 14 May 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Minister Yvette Berry announced reforms in the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill to provide NSW tenants experiencing financial hardship greater security in their homes. [Full text]
42. 14 May 18NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Ministers Fletcher and Anthony Roberts said recent media reports concerning noise restrictions for housing around Western Sydney Airport are inaccurate. [Full text]
43. 10 May 18NORTHERN TERRITORY / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
The NT Department of the Attorney-General and Justice announced a consultation, 'Best practice review of workplace health and safety in the NT'. [Full text]
44. 10 May 18TRANSPORT / REGULATION
The National Transport Commision said it is collaborating with all levels of government to create an end-to-end regulatory system for automated vehicles. [Full text]
45. 3 May 18TASMANIA / REGULATION
Minister Guy Barnett said building reforms in Tasmania have been shown to be ahead of other States in an independent report. [Full text]
46. 3 May 18QUEENSLAND / RURAL AND REGIONAL / INFRASTRUCTURE / REGULATION
Minister Mark Bailey said the Department of Transport and Main Roads has instructed the contractor on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing to suspend work, following two serious incidents. [Full text]
47. 3 May 18VICTORIA / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Minister Richard Wynne said the Budget includes $25 million to check buildings for dangerous and combustible materials. [Full text]
48. 3 May 18NEW SOUTH WALES / REGULATION
The NSW Government has successfully called for a national report to examine who is liable for having unsafe cladding rectified on buildings, Minister Matt Kean said. [Full text]
49. 3 May 18HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
A Communique from the Forum is online. [Full text]
50. 3 May 18HOUSING AND PROPERTY / REGULATION
Minister Craig Laundy said the findings of an independent report with recommendations to improve building safety and compliance headed the agenda at the Building Ministers' Forum. [Full text]