1710, 2022

AGM – Save the Date – 8 November 2022


All members are encouraged to join us for this short but important meeting. We will go through the nominations and elect the committee for the next two years. By way of background, the focus of committee activity centres on – Technical representation on the National agenda lobbying State Building Authorities; building links with other industry bodies assisting RTOs with training member technical support member activity and of course new memberships. See you on Tuesday, 8 November.

610, 2022

Free Training – Water Stop Installation with Nassim Ghosni


Nassim Ghosni is passionate about water proofing and helping women in construction. She is running two free training sessions in Melbourne - 12 October from 3:30 to 6 PM; and 13 October from 9:00 to 11:30 AM. There's also sessions in Sydney - 14 October - afternoon 15 October - all day 17 October - afternoon 18 October - morning 20 October - afternoon She will provide a brief overview before inviting participants to have a go at installing water stops. Don't miss this opportunity. Book your spot at or 049 33 98 013. Location: 19 Venture Drive, Sunshine [...]

609, 2022

AIW Monthly Catch Up – NSW Members – Wednesday, 7 September, 2022


AIW New South Wales is holding a members' catch up to discuss industry issues and to develop stronger networks between its members. This casual meeting will held on the first Wednesday of every month to develop community among members, share industry insights and discuss future events or initiatives to be supported by the AIW. With the construction industry evolving more rapidly than ever it is important to us all as designers, material suppliers, contractors and subcontractors to understand the direction of construction waterproofing and position ourselves accordingly.  If there is anything you would like to discuss, just give me a [...]

2908, 2022

Seminar – Waterproofing in 2022 and Beyond – In Melbourne on 14 October


Are you uncertain about the state of construction and Waterproofing in 2022 and Beyond? Due to the great success of the Waterproofing in 2022 and Beyond seminars in both Paramatta and Newcastle, AIW committee member, Byron Landeryou and a team of waterproofing experts are doing it again in Melbourne with even more industry experts! When  On the 14th of October 2022 in Melbourne,  industry experts from all facets of the waterproofing industry are coming together to run a full-day educational seminar. Who Should Attend If you’re a small or large construction/ waterproofing business, building contractor/ consultant or other construction industry [...]

108, 2022

National Construction Code – Members’ Meeting Melbourne – Tuesday, 6 September, 2022


Are you prepared for the biggest changes to the NCC in 30 years? AIW members and followers are invited to join us to learn about the NCC changes and their impact on sole traders, companies and the Waterproofing industry. Our speakers Chris Barnes (Fortress Waterproofing) Panellists include - Barry Tanner Karl Wootton David Hepworth Byron Landeryou Times 5:30 PM – Registration, refreshments and networking 6:00 – 7:30 PM – Presentations, discussion Location 155 Barkly Street, Burnley (Conpro Building) (Take the stairs to level one) Prices Free - AIW members – free of charge. Registration essential $35 - Non-member. Registration essential How [...]

2507, 2022

Save-The-Date – Tuesday, 6 September, 2022 – Members’ Meeting in Melbourne


AIW members and members of the waterproofing and greater construction industry are invited to join us for a discussion on the changes to the National Construction Code, incoming regulations and how you can protect your business. We look forward to your questions, feedback and concerns after a few short talks from our presenters.   When: Tuesday, 6 September, 2022

404, 2022

Upcoming Waterproofing Seminars – Parramatta and Newcastle, 15 & 17 June, 2022


Three prominent waterproofing experts are presenting on the issues, the insights and the innovations in waterproofing at Parramatta and Newcastle. Waterproofing – Now & Beyond 2022 is a half-day seminar that provides an overview of the waterproofing industry’s state-of-play. It takes you through the current crises (including the Leaky Building Syndrome) then delves into defect identification, competency requirements and the Australian Standards as they apply to waterproofing. Also included is a sneak peek into emerging digital technology that will revolutionise the construction industry. This event will be of interest to small or large construction/waterproofing business, contractors, product supplies, designers, project managers [...]

2802, 2022

MB QLD Offers – CPC31420 – Certificate 3 in Construction Waterproofing


If you are looking to obtain the CPC31420 – Certificate 3 in construction waterproofing, Master Builders Queensland is running an intensive 6-day course covering both theory and practice. Please note that to complete this course, you must be a qualified builder or have a relevant construction trade qualification and have a minimum of two years’ continuous experience, completed within the past 36 months. At the end you will be able to – • Provide better supervision of waterproofing work • Reduce defects and reduce risks • Legally issue waterproofing certificates (Once your QBCC licence has been approved). REGION DATES • [...]

1312, 2021

AIW President’s Christmas Address – 2021


President's Christmas Address - 2021 AIW President’s Christmas Message - 2021 2021 has been another year of Covid shutdowns across the country that has affected all of us in many ways. I can only hope that the effects are not detrimental to your businesses.  Changes On the Way We can expect some changes in the way we think about work after a couple of years of working differently. Some of us will utilize this transition to free up more leisure time (if possible) or re-focus on how we do things. Either way, I feel changes are happening and, hopefully, for [...]

111, 2021

Parliament Knows What’s Going On – High Rise Waterproofing Defeats


Two Sydney high rise buildings, with waterproofing issues, became the target of Shadow Minister, Courtney Houssos’, fire recently. Since December 2020 , nine prohibition orders have been issued by NSW Fair Trading in an industry-wide crackdown. Several were found to have waterproofing defeats including balcony issues, tiles that were not properly fixed to the walls in bathrooms, and tiled floors with inadequate falls to allow for proper drainage. The recent article shows that scrutiny of defective buildings is becoming more widespread with the focus on real estate agents and their obligations. To read the full article copy the link into [...]

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