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Practical completion

Published: 6 December 2011

Generally, practical completion refers to the stage of a construction contract when the works become reasonably fit for use and/or occupation. In a ...


Safety during construction

Published: 2 December 2011


Security – bank guarantees and cash retention

Published: 2 December 2011 | Edited: 12 March 2020

Security in building contracts is provided by the contractor as an assurance that it will meet its obligations under the contract. The security may ...



Published: 6 December 2011 | Edited: 8 April 2020

During construction the contractor may propose substituting materials and products specified in the contract documents. The architect administering ...


Australian Building and Construction Commission

Published: 30 November 2011

The office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (ABCC) was established on 1 October 2005 and provided with powers to enforce ...


Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB)

Published: 20 July 2017

About the ABCB The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is a Council of Australian Government (COAG) standards writing body that is responsible for ...


National Construction Code (NCC)

Published: 29 August 2019

The National Construction Code (NCC) is written and maintained by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) on behalf of the Australian State and ...


Noise from building sites

Published: 30 November 2011

During the process of building, it is common for substantial noise to emanate from the building site. Personnel should be informed about the need to ...


Project management - scope of services

Published: 7 December 2011 | Edited: 23 March 2017

The aim of project management in an architectural context is to ensure that all aspects of a proposed project are successfully coordinated and ...


Project manager - architects working as

Published: 7 December 2011

Architects considering offering independent project-management services should pay particular attention to the following: Do you have the necessary ...


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