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VBA Heavily Criticized by 60 Minutes as Families Left Homeless After New Homes Found to be Uninhabitable–uninhabitable/88333276-050f-4335-8608-6826d80f9898

Victorian Building Authority Inspectors Complete Hundreds of Audits by iPhone Despite Safety Concerns

VBA Response to Recent Media Enquiries
The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) was recently approached by media outlets to provide comment on a range of matters. The response the VBA provided can be found below.
In 2020, the VBA undertook a disciplinary action process in respect to the work of Obaid Naqebullah as the building practitioner responsible for the construction of 81 sole occupancy units in Dixon Street, Clayton, for which his company, Shangri-La Construction Pty Ltd was the contractor. The builder had placed combustible cladding on the external wall and had used non-compliant materials for internal separations which were required to be fire rated.

Judge Approves £150 Million Settlement of Grenfell Compensation Claims

Kingspan, Celotex and Arconic Settle Civil Claims with 900 People Affected by Grenfell Fire


NSW Government Issue Project Remediate Pattern Book
The Pattern Book is a resource to help consultants replace combustible cladding. It includes technical design drawings

Meet the Barrister that Assisted Judge Woodward in the Claim in Relation to the Fire Caused by Combustible Cladding at the Lacrosse Tower

Grenfell Part 2 Report Delayed Until Next Year | Construction News

Read Kingspan Letter to Gove

“Severe Consequences” Face Cladding Companies Who Refuse to Pay for Remediation

Fairview Publish eBook on Non-Combustible Cladding


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Working with industry specialists in litigation and construction we investigate cladding fires and cladding flammability issues


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Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding

Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)

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Melbourne Testing Lab for Testing of Architectural Cladding Materials and Combustibility Risk
ExcelPlas now performs Positive Material Identification (PMI) and Combustibility Rating (CR) on architectural cladding such as Aluminium Composite Materials ACM, Aluminium Composite Panels ACP, Expanded Polystyrene Panels EPS, Polyisocyanuarate Foam Panels PIC and others.
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