This week MBA ACT CEO, Michael Hopkins, attended the launch of the ACT Government Private Buildings Cladding Scheme. The voluntary Scheme announced by Minister for Sustainable Building and Construction, Rebecca Vassarotti MLA, will assist eligible Owners Corporations by contributing 50% (up to a maximum of $20,000 ex GST) of the costs of having cladding on their apartment building or cluster of buildings tested and assessed.
This checking includes:
MBA ACT worked with the ACT Government on the design of this scheme, on behalf of MBA members.
The ACT Government are looking to establish a Register of Suppliers for their Private Buildings Cladding Scheme. This list will help property owners find suppliers who can help them test and assess their cladding materials.
They are looking for professionals who are qualified, licenced, insured and experienced in cladding works as:
If you are interested in being a potential supplier on the Register, you can access the application form here.
Click here for further details about the scheme.
Click here to view the grant guidelines.
For all questions about about the Private Buildings Cladding Scheme please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For enquiries relating to the use of cladding on future building projects, please contact the Environment Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate (EPSDD) at EPSDDComms@act.gov.au.