Kids Don’t Fly: Get on board with new window safety regulations

Parents worry endlessly to keep their kids safe. Luckily, families that live in strata schemes have one less thing to stew about after the passing of new legislation in New South Wales. As of December, owners corporations are required to install window locks on all common area windows above the 2nd floor. They’ll have 5 years to comply with the …

Safety Signs at your Building Site: It’s the law!

The law is simple on this one: Avoid fines and non-compliance by displaying adequate signage at your building site before any construction work begins. There’s no reason to fork out for fines for something as simple as hammering in a few nails to place up signage! While the term “adequate” can be vague, depending on the size and scope of …

10 Steps to Successful Owner Building: A How-to Guide Brought to you by Buildsafe

Buildsafe is championing the responsible owner build movement. We believe that through perseverance and hard work, you can be a successful owner builder, and we offer an entire line of policies dedicated to protecting owner builders across our country. Being an owner builder is not a flippant decision to make lightly, you may have to give up your job for …