As part of the updated 2019 issue of the National Construction Code (NCC), significant changes were made to Section J. This information sheet follows the joint presentation by Umow Lai, WT Partnership and EPM Projects on 12 September 2019. It is provided to help you better understand the changes and the potential implications for your projects particularly in the areas of cost, time and risk, and how to proactively manage this.
The Department of Planning has stated that its intention is that staging of construction and staged occupation of developments, previously achieved by means of interim OCs, should continue. There are, however, some potential complications with the new scheme
Recent legislative changes in New South Wales may impact on EPM Planning’s school clients. Amendments have been made to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Childcare Facilities) 2017 (‘ESEPP’).
The original ESEPP, which commenced on 1 September 2017, contained very limited transitional provisions.
Understanding The Procurement Methods
This white paper describes the most common methods for procuring building projects. It provides an overview by Andrew Graham (Managing Director, epm Projects Pty Ltd). In doing so, Andrew relies on his own experience as a project manager as well as the collective wisdom of his management team which represents nearly 100 years’ experience in project management. This paper considers the advantages and disadvantages of each method, important matters in selecting a method, and key elements for managing the selected method. It concludes with a summary of seven guiding principles. It serves to assist owners and procurement managers to make informed decisions so that they are given every opportunity to make their projects a success.
Section 1 – Project Procurement Methods
Section 2 – Advantages & Disadvantages of Procurement Methods
Selecting & Administering A Method
This is Part 2 of a 2-part white paper that describes the most common methods for procuring building projects, and should be read in conjunction with Part 1 – downloadable separately.
In Part 2 you will find:
Section 3 – Selecting the Preferred Method
Section 4 – Risk allocation Considerations
Section 5 – Project Administration Considerations
This white paper describes the key implications for non-government schools of the draft State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 (ESEPP), including the proposed changes to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000 (Schools Regulation), in contrast to the current State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007 (ISEPP).
What to look for when selecting a Project Manager
Selecting a contracting method for your building project
Strategies for successful projects