News

September 2017
07
ABC News:

ABC News: "Grenfell-style flammable cladding should be banned in Australia, senate committee says, but Coalition disagrees"

"A Senate committee has recommended Australia ban the importation, sale and use of the type of cladding that led to London's Grenfell tower tragedy. ...

04
ABC Four Corners:

ABC Four Corners: "Combustible: The dangerous legacy of failed regulation in the building industry."

"You shouldn't have a combustible product on the outside of a building of this type, so how has this been allowed to happen?" - Fire officer "You...

01
DOMAIN:

DOMAIN: "Cladding is the asbestos of 2017’: experts fear apartment cladding crisis"

'For every 10 apartment blocks in Australia with aluminium cladding, around eight face the risk that they’re covered in the highly combustible...

July 2017
21
NSW releases 'Short Time Holiday Letting' options paper

NSW releases 'Short Time Holiday Letting' options paper

Late on Friday afternoon the NSW Government released its “Short-term holiday letting in NSW" options paper. The government says that this paper...

03
Chris Duggan meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Chris Duggan meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

On Monday 3rd July 2017, Bright & Duggan Joint MD, Chris Duggan, had a meeting with Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull, Trent Zimmerman MP, Michaela...

June 2017
02
Deferral of building bond scheme to 1 January 2018

Deferral of building bond scheme to 1 January 2018

NSW Fair Trading has advised its intentions to postpone the commencement of the building defect rectification and bond scheme from 1 July 2017 to 1...