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Together with DFES , ADEB will be hosting bi-monthly workshops for Builders, Architects, Design Managers, Fire Engineers, Building Surveyors, Consultants. These 2 hour workshops held from 8am -10am are designed to ensure a high level of engagement during the design phase, identify challenges and address processes and compliance 

The workshops are limited to 15 per workshop, so please register early to avoid disappointment 


The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) provides advice to Building Surveyors (Certifiers) and other fire safety practitioners to ensure plans for construction of new commercial and industrial buildings in Western Australia are fire safe in accordance with the fire safety sections of the Building Code of Australia (BCA). 

DFES Built Environment Branch (BEB) staff assists with the administration of the BCA in a number of ways:

  • Ensuring fire safety requirements of commercial and industrial building plans are fulfilled before a building permit is issued

  • Inspecting completed buildings to check required fire safety equipment has been installed according to the plans and;

  • Testing of certain fire safety equipment used by the fire service
    NB Standard residential housing is not included in the assessment process.

You can register interest for these workshops today 

Presented by DFES - 

Venue : West Leederville Perth, Dfes office 




Who Should attend ?-


Structural Engineers, Concrete Manufacturers, Design Managers,  Building Surveyors, Architects 

Time : 4 hours 

4 CPD Formal Points 

Held in Melbourne, Sydney (Perth & Brisbane subject - please register your interest ) 

  • Legal liabilities: contracts between the owner & developer/contractor/subcontractor (including suppliers, architects, engineers etc.), tort, negligence and misleading conduct, indemnity clauses;

  • Potential for loss: whether or not this is an insurable event, policy wording, exclusion clauses, consequential damages, multiple parties on the same policy;

  • Defect clauses in standard contracts and likely improvements;

  • Principles outlined by the High Court in Bellgrove v Elridge: introduces a test of necessity and reasonableness, D Galambos & Son Pty Ltd v McIntyre: diminution in value to be measure of damages where remedial work is not reasonable;

  • Likely reform paths: legislation, Court activism, building codes;

  • Risk Management: from project inception to post-completion issues, new emerging models.

Workshops include:

  • Notes and Guidance on the Act

  • Worked Examples

  • Proforma Documents

  • Adequate Time for Questions

  • Limited to 30 People

  • Afternoon Tea 

Presenter : Jim Doyle

Director Doyles Construction Lawyers 

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