Bronwyn Weir was appointed with Professor Peter Shergold to undertake a review of Australia’s building regulation systems. The report was commissioned in the wake of the Grenfell fire in London by the Building Ministers’ Forum. The BMF asked Bronwyn and Peter to conduct and assessment and make recommendations for a national best practice approach to building regulation. The report was published in April 2018 and has been welcomed and supported by a broad range industry stakeholders. The BMF published its implementation plan in March 2019. https://www.industry.gov.au/data-and-publications/building-confidence-building-ministers-forum-expert-assessment
Bronwyn was appointed by Queensland’s Minister Mick de Brenni to chair the Building Industry Fairness Reforms Implementation and Evaluation Panel. The Panel reviewed the implementation of project banks accounts and other reforms to Queensland’s security of payment legislation. The report was submitted to the Minister in March 2019 and will be tabled in Parliament in due course. http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/construction/BuildingPlumbing/Building/SecurityOfPayment/Pages/BIFReformsImplementationEvaluationPanel.aspx
Our work with government regulators has often involved conducting reviews and audits on process, procedure, incidents and management systems. Our reports can make findings and recommendations for improvements. These reviews have been conducted for local and state government bodies, often as part of an internal audit and review process.