Building Stronger Foundations

Submission cover sheet

  • Name of organisation or individual making this submission

    Mr. Deiar Haddad

  • Authorised delegate/contact person

    Deiar Haddad

  • Position


  • Organisation

Questions on possible options

  1. What kind of plans should be signed off and declared by a statutory declaration?

    All plans

  2. Should a statutory declaration accompany all variations to plans or only major variations?


  3. How should plans be provided to, or accessed by, the Building Commissioner?

    Hard copy

  4. In what circumstances would it be difficult to document performance solutions and their compliance with the BCA?


  5. What would the process for declaring that a building complies with its plans look like?

    Photos, STAT DEC

  6. What kind of role should builders play in declaring final building work?

    Big Role

  7. Which builders involved in building work should be responsible for signing off on buildings?

    Main builder.

  8. Are existing licensing regimes appropriate to be accepted as registration for some builders and building designers, such as architects, for the new scheme?


  9. What should be the minimum requirements for a registration scheme?

    Uni degree.

  10. What form of insurance should be mandatory for ‘building designers’? Why?

  11. What kinds of minimum requirements should be prescribed for the insurance policy (for example, value, length of cover, etc.)?

  12. What skills should be mandatory for ‘building designers’?

    All buildings skills

  13. Which categories of building practitioners should owe a duty of care?

    All, starting from site supervision.

  14. What should be the scope of the duty of care? Should it apply to all or certain types of work? If so, which work?


  15. What types of consumers should be owed a duty of care?

    Any consumer seeking warranty.

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