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AWCINSW Training

Nationally recognised training available - AWCINSW RTO 70210 read more

National Construction Code 2015

1 May 2015 was the national adoption date for the 2015 National Construction Code (NCC) with all latest amendments incorporated into both the Building and Plumbing Codes of Australia. With the NCC now freely available online and for download, it is the time to ensure you have access for the 2015 adoption period. read more

Congratulations Tony Roberts - Life Member AWCINSW

At the recent AWCINSW AGM, the nomination by the AWCINSW Executive of Mr Tony Roberts as Life Member of AWCINSW was unanimously agreed and unopposed. read more

AWCI NSW Awards of Excellence 2015

The attendees enjoyed an afternoon of spectacular views on the floor to ceiling glass boat backed up with great entertainment by the award winning Drew McAlister. If that wasn’t enough, the RAAF flyover that seemed to come close enough to touch the planes was a short and entertaining interruption to the Award presentation! A special mention must go to Mal McMartin from Gridcon who made a special arrival onboard via water taxi!   read more

National Construction Code now free for NSW Builders

NSW builders will be pleased to learn that they now have free access to the National Construction Code (NCC) through an online service, which commenced on 1 February 2015. The NCC comprises the Building Code of Australia and the Plumbing Code of Australia. Previously, businesses were required to pay up to $500 each year to get access to the Code on-line and in book form. read more

Revised consumer building guide

When you contract to do residential building work worth more than $5,000 you must give consumers a copy of the Consumer building guide before they sign the contract. read more

New home building laws have commenced

If you haven’t already, now is the time to check out the new home building laws and find out how they affect you and your business. There have been important changes to contracts, licensing, insurance under the Home Building Compensation Fund, disputes, defects, statutory warranties and owner-builders. Most changes started on 15 January 2015, although important changes to contracts only just kicked off on 1 March 2015. read more

Urgent message for building and construction workforce

Building and construction industry workers, employers and unions, are urged to think carefully before getting involved in strike action or they risk breaking the law and being put before the courts. read more

AWCI Northumberland at the Macquarie Try A Trade

Brad Thomas and Tony Roberts recently attended the Macquarie High Try A Trade day on Thursday 26 February. Brad assembled walls and frames ready for the students to try their hand at plastering. read more

AWCINSW 2015 Awards Of Excellence – Entries Now Open

Entries for the 2015 Awards of Excellence are now open to members and non members of the Wall and Ceiling Industry in NSW. read more