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University of Sydney on the Hook for Cost Over Combustible Cladding Claim
The University of Sydney commenced proceedings against the builder for allegedly defective construction work on the $250 million building.
Among other complaints, the university sought to allege that the certifiers engaged by Multiplex to issue the building’s compliance certificate failed to warn that cladding used on the building was combustible.
But over the course of a year from November 2022, the university amended its allegations six times, and eventually abandoned proposed claims concerning alleged defects in the building’s sandstone and thermal cladding, although it maintained its claims about the combustible cladding. Now the university has been ordered to pay costs racked up by seven of the eight defendants in preparing for the original notice of motion lodged in November.
The university was unable to say the precise cost it must fork out, but confirmed work is currently under way to remove that pesky problem cladding from the esteemed architectural feat.


What is the Role of an Owners Corporation in Rectifying Combustible Cladding?

Deakin University Conducts Landmark Review Study on Impacts of Building Defects on the Health and Wellbeing of Apartment Residents
Occupant knowledge of the use of flammable cladding may cause them to have long-term negative emotions such as stress, anger, anxiety, frustration, and disappointment in the industry and government. 

Prepare for a New Boom of Combustible Cladding in Faulty Apartments

Fin Co, A Special Purpose Trust Created As Part Of The Government’s Project To Replace Flammable Cladding For Its Residential Apartment Buildings, Did Not Prepare Financial Statements In Breach Of The Government Sector Finance Act

Flammable Cladding Cause for Concern at One Central Park

Podcast: Llewellyn Regler and Matthew O’Neill on Flammable Cladding, the NCC and What’s Next for the Building Industry

Removal and Replacement of Combustible Cladding at 1 Kirby Walk, Zetland NSW 2017 (SP88564)

Charles Darwin University Campus Stays Cool Under Darwin Heat with Non-Combustible Porcelain Cladding


Cladding Remediation Bill will Have Major Impact on Scottish Real Estate

Cladding Firm Lay-offs Follow £240,000 Fine for Safety Failures

Fire-Hazard Cladding Removed from First Sharjah Building in Dh100m Safety Drive


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