Services

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Services

Our group offers a complete range of Building Surveying and compliance risk management, town planning, consulting services and building certification and approval services across Australia.

All of the services offered by the group have been developed with a clear focus on achieving your objectives and the provision of a consistent integrated approach to your projects nationally.

The following primary services are offered by the group:

  • Building Codes Consulting and Certification
  • Town Planning
  • Accessibility Consulting
  • Workplace Health & Safety

Building Code Consulting

We provide specialist advice on the interpretation and application of the NCC Building Code of Australia (BCA) as well as State Building Legislation and all other associated legislation, including the Commonwealth Ant –Discrimination Act and Work Health and Safety Legislation.

Key Services

  • Specialist advice on the interpretation and application of:
    a. Building Code of Australia
    b. Australian Building Standards
    c. Australian State Legislation
  • Specialist advice on the application of the performance provisions of the Building Code of Australia including the management and co-ordination of the approval of alternative performance based design solutions.
  • Specialist advice on the application of relevant non-building code referenced standards including:
    a. Disability Discrimination Act
    b. Work Health and Safety Legislation
  • Preparation of compliance reports for submission to local authorities with Town Planning applications.
    Undertake third party review of performance based alternative design solutions.

Building Certification and Approvals

We provide approval /certification and statutory approval services across Australia.
Our integrated approach allowed the management and incorporation of related compliance issues into the project compliance strategy including compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act and Occupational Health and Safety Legislation as well as the consideration of insurance, asset protection and life cycle costing issues.

Services for Existing Buildings

These services are focused on mitigation of risk associated with the compliance of existing buildings and can be integrated to include occupational health and safety, disabled access and other related compliance areas.

The services are offered nationally and provide a nationally consistent approach to compliance risk management.

The services offered by the group are summarised as follows;

Due diligence reporting for building owners and prospective purchases detailing significant risk and compliance issues and the provision of recommendations to achieve compliance.
Advice on compliance with essential services maintenance legislation, including the review of existing building maintenance regimes and provision of recommendations to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and risk minimisation.

Compliance inspections of existing buildings including the identification of key areas of compliance risk and  the provision of recommendations for works to achieve compliance and mitigate the risks identified.

Town Planning

With our extensive planning and development experience we offer development application approval solutions that provide both financially viable and environmentally sustainable outcomes across Australia.

We pride ourselves on maintaining sound working relationships with both clients and regulatory authorities, enabling us to facilitate the development approvals through a path of least resistance and within reasonable timeframes.

We are able to develop project specific planning and compliance solutions to suit the unique nature and individual circumstances of each project.

Our ability to consult with our in-house building surveyors and access consultants allow us to provide full integrated planning and compliance solutions to endure the provision of effective outcomes that best satisfy our clients project objectives, mitigate project compliance risk and avoid delays in the approval process.

Accessibility

We provide specialised advice to assist our clients in achieving safe, functional and compliant outcomes that address the provision of the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act, Access to previous Standards including Federal and State board Transport standards.