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The AIBS Professional Standards Scheme – where did it begin and where is it heading?

Posted on 21/12/2023
The AIBS Professional Standards Scheme for Building Surveyors (the AIBS Scheme) is coming up to two and half years since its commencement which is the halfway point of the initial five-year period.

National Building Product Coalition – AIBS Contribution

Posted on 18/12/2023
At their meeting of 25 October 2023, the AIBS Board resolved that AIBS should join the National Building Product Coalition.

AIBS Welcomes New CEO

Posted on 15/11/2023
The Board of AIBS has appointed Sid Gokani to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Member Communique – ABCB Withdrawal of SDA Advice

Posted on 31/08/2023
Member Communique – ABCB Withdrawal of SDA Advice

AIBS Member Communique - CEO Update

Posted on 29/08/2023
AIBS Member Communique - CEO Update

Member Alert Referenced Standards vs Subscription Set

Posted on 18/08/2023
Member Alert Referenced Standards vs Subscription Set

Member Alert - Adoption of NCC BCA 2022 in WA

Posted on 18/08/2023
Member Alert - Adoption of NCC BCA 2022 in WA

Minister Champion Amends NCC 2022 Adoption

Posted on 18/08/2023
Minister Champion Amends NCC 2022 Adoption

Appointment of Independent Lead Director to AIBS Board

Posted on 18/08/2023
Appointment of Independent Lead Director to AIBS Board

Industry Guide: ABCB Livable Housing Design Standard

Posted on 18/08/2023
Industry Guide: ABCB Livable Housing Design Standard

Member Alert – Developer Review Outcome – QLD

Posted on 18/08/2023
Member Alert – Developer Review Outcome – QLD

Member Alert PII Changes Impacting WA Building Surveyors

Posted on 18/08/2023
Member Alert PII Changes Impacting WA Building Surveyors

Member Alert Emergency Works Process Guideline - NSW

Posted on 18/08/2023
Member Alert Emergency Works Process Guideline - NSW

Member Alert – Supporting Regional Workers

Posted on 18/08/2023
Member Alert – Supporting Regional Workers

Balustrade and Barrier General Investigation Report - WA

Posted on 18/08/2023
Balustrade and Barrier General Investigation Report - WA

Adoption of NCC 2022 in ACT

Posted on 18/08/2023
Adoption of NCC 2022 in ACT

Member Alert PII Changes Impacting WA Building Surveyors

Posted on 14/06/2023
On 2 June 2023, the Commerce Regulations Amendment (Building Services) Regulations 2023 were gazetted in Western Australia.

Member Alert - Victoria Chapter Member Communique

Posted on 24/05/2023
An important Victoria Chapter Member Communique regarding significant recent developments in the industry.

Vale Mike Chang

Posted on 23/03/2023
It is with deep sadness that AIBS notes the passing of Mr Mike Chang, Life Fellow (Retired) of AIBS.

NSW Member Alert – NCC Version Transitional Provisions

Posted on 6/03/2023
An important member alert has been sent to members in NSW / ACT advising of an issue with assignment of the correct version of the NCC BCA to projects during the transition period that applies in NSW.

New Australian Standard for Smoke Alarms Published

Posted on 20/02/2023
A new edition of AS 3786 dealing with smoke alarms has been published.

AIBS Board Communique

Posted on 14/02/2023
Please see below a Board Communique regarding the newly appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer role which has become effective 12 February 2023.

Member Alert – Assessing Group Numbers

Posted on 31/01/2023
Members have been alerted to a decision by the Federal Court in a case which has implications for building surveying practice related to the determination of Group Numbers for materials subject to Clause C1.10 of NCC BCA.

Member Alert - Charging Electric Vehicles in Buildings - Draft Policy

Posted on 19/12/2022
AIBS is aware that an increasing number of Australian suppliers have been actively promoting glass fibre reinforced polymer rods as tensile reinforcement for reinforced concrete structures.

AIBS Board Communique

Posted on 16/12/2022
Please find below an AIBS Board Communique from President Troy Olds on behalf of the AIBS Board containing important updates and information for members.