Revamped Regulation for Victorian Architects


Towards the end of 2012, the Victorian Government announced an initiative to remodel the regime for the registration and discipline of building practitioners, plumbers, and architects in the State. Each of these three were previously regulated separately. Particularly for architects, their independent regulation was prized, and many are concerned that the formation of a new all-encompassing body will diminish their independence and prestige, and adversely affect the way they are regulated and disciplined. This article looks at how the proposed system may differ from the current system, and discusses some of the potential outcomes for architects.

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