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March 2020 – PPI Group E-Newsletter

Posted on: March 11th, 2020 by Petra

The threat of the Coronavirus to the construction industry. March 2020-  PPI Group e-newsletter

December 2019 PPI Group e-newsletter

Posted on: December 18th, 2019 by Petra

Read about upcoming events and WELS, ABCB and Standards Australia updates. December 2019 PPI Group e-newsletter

PPI Group Committee of Management for 2020

Posted on: October 7th, 2019 by Petra

During the latest PPI Group Annual General Meeting on 27 November 2019, the 2020 Committee of Management was re-elected, being President – Mr Scott Michaels, Vice-President – Mr Chris Lacey, Treasurer – Mr Peter Flynn, Executive Director/Secretary – Mr Stuart Henry, Members – Dr Steve Cummings, Mr Andrew Williamson, Mr Mark Sutton and Mr Konrad […]

World Plumbing Council Distinguished Services Award for Mr Stuart Henry

Posted on: October 3rd, 2019 by Petra

PPI Group’s Executive Director, Mr Stuart Henry, received the World Plumbing Council Distinguished Services Award at the Plumbing & Fire Industry Awards World Plumbing Conference 2019 Gala Dinner on Friday 13 September 2019. Congratulations Stuart, well deserved!  

Latest InkWELS newsletter

Posted on: October 3rd, 2019 by Petra

Latest InkWELS newsletter Members have raised concerns regarding increased compliance costs by requiring a separate registration for tapware based on the colour of the tapware even if it is the same model. WELS has included an article in their latest newsletter about this issue stating that there is no fee payable for registering a variant.

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Lead in plumbing products in contact with drinking water (Volume Three)

In 2018, the ABCB commissioned Macquarie University to undertake a literature review on the extent plumbing products and materials contribute to lead levels in excess of those permitted by the NCC. The report identified that the most likely source of lead in drinking water at the outlet was from the installation of copper alloy plumbing […]

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The Plumbing Products Industry Group welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the independent review of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) Scheme discussion paper.

In particular to place our view on the record regarding the design, effectiveness and efficiency (including cost) of the WELS Scheme provided by the third review of the WELS Act 2005, being undertaken by Allen & Clarke. We wish to address opportunities for regulatory reform with comment on the current structure and administration  of the […]

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