Vacant Land Liability Guide

Do you own land? Arrange the right Insurance! If you own land, perhaps a block awaiting a house to be constructed it is possible that a person may enter it and hurt themselves. The law requires you as the owner, to keep the land safe and will hold you responsible for any injuries. This type of insurance is called ‘Vacant …

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 …

Building around electricity easement guidelines

It’s hard to imagine a stiffer penalty than being forced to knock down your structure and start again from scratch. But this is exactly what can happen if you breach the wrong code under the Electricity Safety Act governing your state. If you take your drawings to council after they have specifically stipulated the local council design guidelines you may …