Continuing with ‘What you need to know’ this article is regarding NSW Regulation ‘Building Regulation and Certification Reform (2017)’.
“The NSW Government is implementing a package of reforms to strengthen NSW’s building regulation and certification system.
The reform package follows an independent review of the Building Professionals Act 2005, known as the ‘Lambert Review’. The review found a number of issues with the NSW building regulation and certification system and made a number of recommendations to strengthen and simplify the system.”
Please see this page on the NSW Government Planning and Environment website for further information.
The FPAA has provided a in-depth article ‘NSW reforms: Frequently Asked Questions’ here.