10 March 2020

With the introduction of government bills to force change, now is the time for quality market participants to back an overhaul of the state’s construction industry and rebuild customer confidence, argues the NSW Building Commissioner.

The NSW government’s Design and Building Practitioner’s Bill (D&BP) and the Residential Apartments (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Bill (RAB) will face the NSW Parliament in coming weeks.

Since the publication of the Shergold Weir Building Confidence report on the industry, NSW minister Matt Kean’s discussion paper, Building Strong Foundations, and the appointment of the state’s first Building Commissioner, hundreds of interested parties have set aside their individual agendas to work together to rebuild confidence in the NSW construction industry.

Peak industry bodies too have embraced this opportunity for change.

The Fifth Estate
David Chandler

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