Building Confidence Report Update


Matt McDonald Team Leader BCR Implementation, Australian Building Codes Board

Matt has 25 years experience in the construction industry. He is a qualified building surveyor, builder, and has spent much of his career with the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) researching and developing building regulation in areas ranging from fire safety to energy efficiency. Matt is currently leading the delivery of the ABCB’s response to the Shergold and Weir – Building Confidence Report (BCR), on behalf of Building Ministers. He quotes ‘the BCR presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to delve deep into the building regulatory systems that underpins the construction of buildings, through a nationally coordinated review and response. If done right, there are significant benefits on offer to governments, industry and the community’.