Bulletin - November 2019

Bulletin

Cladding Rectification Bill and levy introduced
Natural Resources and Other Legislation (GDA2020) Amendment Bill 2019 introduced

Cladding Rectification Bill and levy introduced

The VIC Government has introduced the Building Amendment (Cladding Rectification) Bill 2019 to Parliament to allow the State to recover costs from building practitioners for rectifying combustible cladding and detail the building levy that will fund the cladding rectification program. It is estimated that the program will take five years to complete. View the media release here.

Natural Resources and Other Legislation (GDA2020) Amendment Bill 2019 introduced

The Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy has introduced the Natural Resources and Other Legislation (GDA2020) Amendment Bill 2019 into Parliament. The Bill aims to update the location information used in natural resources and transport legislation from the 1994 data currently in use, to coincide with the new location of the Earth’s crust. It is expected that the new geocentric datum GDA2020 will be adopted by 30 June 2020.

Click here for the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy Media Statement. More information can be found here.