VIC builders panic as flammable cladding list hits 1200

Victoria’s building industry has called for an amnesty from prosecution for building dodgy high-rises with flammable cladding:

The Master Builders Association says the Andrews government’s get-tough approach, including “litigious posturing” and rhetoric on dodgy builders, is damaging the effort to tackle the [flammable cladding] crisis.

More than 1200 buildings with risky levels of flammable cladding are included on the state government’s list – which is not publicly available – but the association believes there are potentially many more buildings around Victoria that could be dangerous.

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