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4 04, 2022

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

By |2022-04-04T12:41:59+10:00April 4th, 2022|News|

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 [...]

28 02, 2022

MB QLD Offers – CPC31420 – Certificate 3 in Construction Waterproofing

By |2022-02-28T14:47:00+11:00February 28th, 2022|News|

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’ [...]

12 02, 2022

Lessons We’ve Learned and Others Taking More Time

By |2022-03-07T15:38:59+11:00February 12th, 2022|Members Articles, Technical Issues|

In a recent chat with a few of my staff we’d been recollecting how the waterproofing and building game was in the 80s / 90s. It felt like I was pulling stories out of the vault, but it wasn’t that long ago we approached it this way and, in some cases, still are. Without writing, [...]

12 02, 2022

Social Media to Catch Tax Cheats

By |2022-03-07T15:39:44+11:00February 12th, 2022|Members Articles, Regulatory Environment|

The building and construction industry will be the next main target of the taxman’s attempts to claw-back revenue lost due to the illegal cash economy. The Australian Taxation Office has visited over 1000 building and construction small businesses over the past financial year to talk with them about their tax and superannuation obligations. Sydney homeowner [...]

13 12, 2021

AIW President’s Christmas Address – 2021

By |2021-12-13T14:14:55+11:00December 13th, 2021|News|

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 [...]

1 11, 2021

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

By |2021-11-02T03:28:20+11:00November 1st, 2021|News|

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 [...]

11 10, 2021

AGM – Notice of Meeting – Tuesday, 9 November

By |2021-11-08T09:23:38+11:00October 11th, 2021|News|

Notice of AGM Notice is hereby given that The Annual General Meeting of The Australian Institute of Waterproofing will be held at the registered office AND via Zoom on Tuesday, 9 November 2021 AT 5:30 PM. Notice of AGM PDF Committee Nominations If you have the drive to contribute to raising the standards of waterproofing [...]

27 09, 2021

AIW Committee Nomination Forms

By |2021-11-02T03:35:19+11:00September 27th, 2021|Uncategorised|

If you have the drive to contribute to improving the standard of Waterproofing in the industry, consider joining the committee. Nominations are now open for committee representatives for the 2021 – 2022 year. (Scroll down for the nomination forms.) How You Can Contribute We are looking for members in each state, with particular skill sets, [...]

21 09, 2021

ACRA Building Defects Webinar

By |2022-02-22T01:36:41+11:00September 21st, 2021|News|

This webinar hosted by The Australian Concrete Repair Association (ACRA) looks at the complexities of remedial waterproofing work from both a contractor’s and consultant’s perspective. It covers defects such as cracking, membrane failures as well as compliance issues and what corrective measures can be employed. Presenters – Dr Nicole Johnston, Johnana Fragozo, Byron Landeryou and [...]

30 08, 2021

Upcoming Webinar – Waterproofing Internal Wet Areas to AS3740-2021

By |2021-08-30T00:46:23+10:00August 30th, 2021|News|

Danrae is offering a webinar in waterproofing internal wet areas to AS3740-2021. The webinar covers – ·         What has changed since the last standard? ·         Key areas where faults can occur ·         Terminology and incorporating the building code. ·         Q&A   When? Date: Wednesday 15th September Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm   The Presenters The presenters are [...]

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