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Fit for purpose timber: using the right tools for the job

Event Type: Seminar
Date: Thursday 23 July 2015
Location: Moda Events - Portside. Level 2, Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton.

Event Description

The prevalence of non-conforming building products is a major concern for the Queensland building and construction industry. It’s integral you understand the importance of using building products (including timber) that are compliant with NCC - BCA/Australia Standards. The consequences of not doing so are too dire and expensive to take the risk. Attend this seminar to equip yourself with the knowledge required to determine if you are selecting and specifying the true to label and fit for purpose materials.

Event Program

4 reasons to attend this event.

1. UNDERSTAND the scale of the non-conforming products issue and the risk it presents your business.

2. EVALUATE the certification and quality assurance schemes currently available.

3. HEAR the State and Federal government response to the problem and their plan to implement a solution.

4. FIND OUT how to ensure you’ve got the right timber for framing, cladding, flooring & decks.


Registration.  Tea & Coffee.


Welcome and Introduction

Rod McInnes, CEO, Timber Queensland


Fit for purpose and true to label: how to avoid the rising cost non-conforming building products

Dyan Johnson, Manager – Policy/Economics. Master Builders Queensland


Protecting consumers: Queensland’s framework to ensure specifiers can be confident in their material choices

Stephen Griffin, Commissioner, QBCC / Ian White, Executive Director Compliance & Regulatory Services, QBCC


Afternoon Tea


Treated timber: innovations in quality assurance combating premature products failure

Peter Webb, Chief Executive, IVS



Selecting & specifying the right timber: framing, cladding, flooring & decks

Colin Mackenzie, Technical Consultant, Timber Queensland


Conclusion & Cocktail function




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Registration now closed please call 3358 7906 if you have any questions

CPD Points

This event qualifies attendees for CPD Points.

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