The use of non-conforming building products is becoming one of the most significant health and safety issues in Australia. It is hard to keep up to date.
Norton Rose Fulbright will track all regulatory change, special reports and key actions taken by governments relating to this topic on this page. We welcome your feedback – if there is any additional relevant information we can include, please contact a member of our team.
Going forward, new information will be highlighted on a weekly basis.
- NSW Government passes Building Products (Safety) Bill, assented to 30 November 2017
- Senate inquiry produces its interim report on Asbestos (see Senate inquiry)
- The Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works has prepared a Code of Practice on non-conforming building products (see other government announcements)
- Queensland's Building and Construction Legislation (Non-conforming Building Products - Chain of Responsibility and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2017 commenced on 1 November 2017 (see regulatory change)
Other government announcements
State task force and audits
Points of view