New Queensland Building and Construction Commission: QBCC

QLD – Essential Property Services advises that Queensland has a new building industry regulator (to oversee building regulations and Building Code of Australia obligations), with the formation of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC). The QBCC has officially replaced the Building Services Authority (BSA)… (more) Further Advice For building surveying consultancy advice, please contact your closest HENDRY office by… Read more

BCA plus Rw + Ctr equals Sound Insulation

QLD – HENDRY building certifiers remind clients in Queensland of the recent Building Code of Australia (BCA) change to the Sound insulation requirements in 2009. BCA 2009 in Queensland included a deletion of QLD variation 3.8.6.1 (Volume 2) and F5.2 (Volume 1) to the sound insulation requirements. BCA 2009 requires a minimum rating for Rw + Ctr of 50 in lieu… Read more