Non-Conforming Building Products in the Built Environment

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Date: Thursday, 6 June 2019 to Thursday, 6 June 2019
Address: PERTH, WA Australia
Place: Parmelia Hilton 14 Mill Street Perth
Total Price: $0.00




Non-Conforming Building Products 

in the Built Environment


6 Jun 19 


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Join us for the next Future Opportunities in the Built Environment (FOBE) breakfast held in conjunction with Consult Australia, Master Builders, Engineers Australia, Australian Institute of Architects and Australian Institute of Building.

The panel discussion will cover the significant impacts of non-conforming products across the industry, what is being done and what more needs to be done.

As stated by the WA Government Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, the risks and problems associated with non-conforming building products (including those relating to health, cost remediation, safety and legal issues) can consequently affect everyone and anyone in building and construction, including parties involved in designing and engineering, assessment and approvals, manufacturing or importing, buying and selling, building or occupying.    

The following representatives will cover a range of perspectives on this topical issue :

·         Craig Muir, Principle & Service Line Leader Architecture, GHDWoodhead

·         Cos CosCirocco, National Business Manager, Planned Cover

·         Dr Peter Key, National Technical Development Manager, Australian Steel Institute

Members of the hosting organisations are eligible for the member ticket price - Australian Institute of Architects, Australian Institute of Building, Consult Australia, Engineers Australia and Master Builders Association WA.

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About the speakers:

Craig Muir 
Principal & Service Line Leader Architecture, GHDWoodhead.


Craig is a Service Line Leader for Architecture, Interiors and Landscape GHDWoodhead  He is a Registered Architect with over 30 years of experience across the United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. Craig chairs GHD’s Cladding Advisory Group and is a member of the Consult Australia WA Committee and Non-Conforming Building Products working group. He also contributed to Consult Australia’s submission to the Building Ministers of Australia, in response to the Shergold Weir report on the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems across the Australian construction industry.

Cos Cirocco
National Business Manager, Planned Cover


Cos is an Economics graduate and a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (QPIB). He is also a Member of the Australian Insurance Law Association and has over 30 years of insurance experience. He is currently the National Business Manager of Planned Cover and Manager of the company’s SA/Tas client base and has been specialising in the provision of Professional Indemnity/Liability Insurance and Risk/Claims Management advice to Construction professionals for over 25 years.

Dr Peter Key
National Technical Development Manager, Australian Steel Institute

Peter is National Technical Development Manager for Australian Steel Institute (ASI). His academic achievements include a Bachelor of Engineering from The University of Sydney with 1st Class Honours and University Medal (prox acc). He obtained a Doctorate in Philosophy from The University of Sydney. Peter is a member of Engineers Australia and before joining ASI had worked for more than 25 years in the design and construct arena, specialising in large span steel structures. He sits on numerous steel related Standards committees and is a member of the EA Civil and Structures panel in Sydney.
Recent initiatives that Peter has been involved in include drafting lead for the new AS/NZS 5131 ‘Structural steelwork – fabrication and erection’, drafting of the new ASI ‘National Structural Steelwork Specification’ and development and implementation of the ASI ‘National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme’. Peter also managed publication of the recent ‘Practical Guide to planning the safe erection of steel structures’ in partnership with Multiplex.

Date:  6th June 2019

Time: 7:00am – 9:15am
Venue: Parmelia Hilton, 14 Mill St Perth, WA 6000

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Cancellations must be made no less than 5 working days prior to the event in order to receive a refund in line with the Consult Australia Refund Policy

Replacement delegates will be accepted at any time. Please contact us hereto notify of any changes.

Events may be  postponed or cancelled at the discretion of Consult Australia



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