Dodgy building materials are hardly a revelation

Way back in May 2015, The Australian ran a story about unsafe building materials coming in from overseas, and despite failing to comply with local standards, being used here.  Quoting Master Builders Queensland, the story noted that eventually these substandard building materials “…could kill people and destroy their homes.”  A week before Christmas in 2016, another story came out, this time in The Age exposing substandard and dangerous building materials across a range of developments across Victoria.  This particular article quoted Builders Collective of Australia president Phil Dwyer, who claimed that “There will be so many defects and problems in buildings that we won’t be able to cope.”     Read the article………………


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