These are the most significant reforms since the current Building Act was introduced in 2004.
The proposed changes affect people, products and practices in the building sector and MBIE asked industry and the public to consider the proposals and give feedback on the following topics:
- occupational regulation
- risk and liability
- the Building Levy
- offences, penalties and public notification
Submissions closed on 16 June. In our submission we focused on two aspects of the proposal, occupational regulation and the Building Levy.
The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) has set a new record, signing on over 5,600 new apprentices since July 2020.
As part of the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE), a Construction and Infrastructure Centre of Vocational Excellence (ConCOVE) has been formally established.