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Timber Floors & Decks: Reducing Risk

Event Type: Seminar
Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019
Location: Ballroom, Victoria Park Golf Club, Herston Road, Herston.

Event Description

Registration is now closed. Timber remains one of the top choices for flooring and decking. However, choices made at the design and installation stages can impact appearance, durability and maintenance requirements.

Event Program

We have reached the venue capacity for this event. Please email sarah@timberqueensland.com.au if you have tried to register. 

Timber Floors & Decks: Reducing Risk is an opportunity to hear engineering, technical and legal experts give practical advice for delivering both compliant and attractive flooring and decking outcomes. This half day seminar is a must attend for building and design professionals who want to learn how to maximise both client satisfaction and service life.

This event is in collaboration with the Australasian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA) is free to all AFTA members. ATFA members wishing to attend can email Sarah Porter sarah@timberqueensland.com.au with their AFTA membership information to register. 

  • Hear practical considerations for flooing installation
  • Discover the latest innovations in timber flooring & decking connectors
  • Understand how to identify flooring problems and offer client solutions
  • Learn how to design and build attached decking under the new NCC provisions
  • Examine the importance of fit for purpose timber product selection
  • Know what to do to avoid legal disputes in cases of failure. 


Registration.  Tea & Coffee.


Welcome and Introduction

Mick Stephens, CEO, Timber Queensland


Become a Floor Detective: identify problems and offer solutions 

David Hayward, Technical Manager, ATFA


Preventing Frequently Encountered Deck Issues

Colin MacKenzie, Technical Consultant, Timber Queensland


Afternoon Tea


Traditional and Hidden Fixings for Decks

Giovanni Scollo, Sales Engineer, Rothoblaas


Deck & floor failure: how to avoid legal disputes

Craig Sawford, Special Counsel, Construct Law


Decks & floors Q&A Panel Session


Conclusion & Cocktail function

Registration, Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • Timber Queensland members and technical subscribers are welcome to register up to five attendees for free. Further registrations will subject to a charge.
  • All registrations must be paid in prior the event. If you are unable to attend this event we will provide a 100% refund up to 5 business days prior to event and a 50% refund after that. Notification of cancellation must be received in writing. 

Event Sponsors

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Silver Sponsor




Friday 13 September 2019

CPD Points

This event qualifies attendees for CPD Points.

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