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Date PostedDecember 7, 2018

Search For Qualified Staff Delays ACT Construction Industry Changes

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The ACT’s planning directorate says an overhaul of the state’s construction industry intended to be completed by the end of the last financial year will not be finished until 2020.

Planning Minister Mick Gentleman announced the suite of building reforms in 2016 including measures targeting the dodgy building practice of “phoenixing”  when builders liquidate their assets and restart their business under a new identity to dodge their creditors.

The new reforms would ideally also create new minimum standards, compliance measures and licencing requirements for builders and certifiers.

Of the 43 reforms announced, just over half would be completed by the end of this financial year, 12 months after the original deadline.

Read more at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-07/act-government-misses-deadline-on-construction-industry-reforms/10472828

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