18 FEBRUARY 2021

Developers have been slapped with orders to fix serious defects in apartment buildings and townhouses, as the NSW Building Commissioner signals he will not hesitate using his strongest powers to stamp out shoddy work in the construction industry.

Almost six months after his powers came into force, commissioner David Chandler has issued prohibition orders in the past week to developers of four buildings in Sydney and Forster, north of Newcastle, stopping them gaining occupation certificates until defects have been fixed.

Matt O’Sullivan
Sydney Morning Herald

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