Associate means someone who exercises significant influence over you or your business
Meaning the Building Practitioner Board, Building Appeals Board, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal or the VBA
Similar registration means a registration, licence, approval, certificate or other form of authorisation under a corresponding Act that corresponds
to a relevant registration
Offences as defined in the following legislation: section 10, 11, 12, 17, 19 or 21 of the Fair Trading Act 1999, section 53, 55, 55A, 56, 58 or 60 of
the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth), section 29, 33, 34, 35, 36, 50, 151, 157, 158 or 168 of the Australian Consumer Law (Victoria), section 29, 33,
You must truthfully answer all of the following questions by ticking the appropriate boxes.
If you are an ‘excluded person’ as defined in 171F of the Building Act, then your application for registration cannot be
granted. To assist the VBA in assessing your application, please answer all of the following questions. If you do not
answer all of the questions, this will delay the determination of your application.
Are you or an associate
currently disqualified by an order of a disciplinary body
from applying for registration?
(b) Have you or an associate previously held a building practitioner registration within Victoria or outside Victoria
that was cancelled due to disciplinary action, and you or your associate are:
i. currently disqualified from applying for registration; or
ii. less than two years after the day the cancellation occurred if you or your associate were not disqualified
(c) Have you applied for a building practitioner registration in Victoria, or a similar registration
jurisdiction, within the last two years and the application was refused because you provided false and misleading
Are you a represented person under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986?
Within the last 10 years (whether in Victoria or outside Victoria):
(a) Were you convicted or found guilty of any offence involving fraud, dishonesty, drug trafficking or violence where
that offence is punishable by imprisonment for 6 months or more?
(b) Were you convicted or found guilty of an offence under any law regulating building work or building
(c) Did you have any registration, licence, approval, certificate or other type of authorisation as a building
practitioner suspended or cancelled for any reason other than your failure to renew this authorisation?
(d) Were you convicted or found guilty of an offence
i. misleading conduct in relation to goods or services
ii. false or misleading representation in relation to goods or services
iii. bait advertising
iv. accepting payment without intending or being able to provide services or goods
v. harassment or coercion in connection to goods, services, payment of goods or services or the sale, grant (or
possible sale or grant) of interest in land, or payment for interest in land.
(e) Has a court or the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) subjected you to an order that you failed to
comply with within the period required by the court or VCAT, where the order was issued under:
i. the Building Act 1993 or regulations under that Act?
ii. the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 or the regulations under that Act?