Defective Imported Building Products

What to watch for when building your home, read on! The increasing prevalence of leaky, toxic and downright dangerous buildings has put defective building products in the spotlight in Australia and New Zealand recently. Below-standard plasterboard, inflammable exterior cladding material, and problems with structural steel prone to failure are all creating liability concerns across the region. In Australia’s regions of …

Dodgy Building Materials

Owner Builders need to be aware when purchasing building products that non conforming products brings new responsibilities, especially if they import the product directly. The expectation that this legislation will extend to all states soon. Participants involved in the supply chain and installation of building products will soon face increased accountability and disciplinary action for the use of unsafe or …