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New Cladding Fire on Apartment in Yuanhong Jinjiang Community (Video) (Live Leak)
https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=k0KiZ_1552722585

Melbourne Lecture – Combustible Cladding, the New Asbestos? (15 May 2019)
Hear from Megan Thorburn, Accredited Specialist in Property Law, specialising in combustible cladding issues; Adjunct Lecturer at the College of Law Melbourne.
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/combustible-cladding-the-new-asbestos-tickets-58828466527

Michael Whitten QC to Deliver Lecture on “ACP Cladding Issues Update” (20th March 2019 – RACV Club Melbourne)
https://www.scl.org.au/sites/default/files/MTECC%20SEMINAR%20-%2020.3.19%20-%20flyer%20v2.pdf

Melbourne Seminar on Combustible Cladding (26 March 2019)
Flammable cladding after Lacrosse and Bank Guarantees – have you ticked all the boxes?
http://ecomms.holdingredlich.com/rv/ff004863f0da78333c5b6e389244afed47b15605

Advocates Accuse NSW Government of Failing to Help Apartment Owners Affected by Flammable Cladding (Breaking News)
– https://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/quxgp1rHmDWLTDp/download
– https://www.domain.com.au/news/advocates-accuse-nsw-government-of-failing-to-help-apartment-owners-affected-by-flammable-cladding-808328/

Sydney Researchers Develop a Computer Program for Fire Risk Assessment of Combustible Exterior Cladding (Breaking News)
https://www.mdpi.com/2571-6255/2/1/11/htm

Architects, Certifiers and Engineers who Work as Consultants to Builders are on Notice about Potential Liability for the Use of Flammable Cladding
https://www.be.unsw.edu.au/news/opinion-lacrosse-fire-ruling-sends-shudders-through-building-industry-consultants-and

Building Ministers’ Forum issues Roadmap for Building Reform
https://www.minterellison.com/articles/the-building-ministers-forums-roadmap-for-reform

Grenfell Breached Human Rights Laws, Says Watchdog
https://rightsinfo.org/grenfell-breached-human-rights-watchdog/

Australian National Testing Laboratory Now Offering 24 hrs Testing Service for Testing and Assessing Combustible Cladding
Combustible Cladding Testing Laboratory – Approved by Insurance Council of Australia & NATA Accredited
Rapid and Reliable Results – Contact: http://www.excelplas.com/contact-us

Clamour Grows for Building Industry Royal Commission into Cladding (Breaking News)
https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/clamour-grows-for-building-industry-royal-commission

Engineers Registration in NSW: The Devil is in the Detail
https://www.createdigital.org.au/engineers-registration-nsw-detail/

Worse Case Scenario versus Risk & Combustible Cladding on Buildings
https://www.r2a.com.au/worse-case-scenario-versus-risk-combustible-cladding/

Roundup: When ‘Privacy’ is More Important than Unit Block Fire Safety
Fair Trading have refused to even tell owners in the 400-plus buildings seriously affected by flammable cladding that there’s a seminar this weekend that could offer possible answers to their potentially deadly problems.
https://www.flat-chat.com.au/round-up-when-privacy-is-more-important-than-fire-safety/

Holding Redlich Lawyers Explain Combustible Cladding State by State
https://www.holdingredlich.com/cladding

Imposition of Penalties in Tasmania where ACP with a Polyethylene Core or Polystyrene Cladding Products are used, where that Product has not been Accredited by the Tasmanian Regulator
https://www.holdingredlich.com/cladding

New Legislation Enacted in Queensland to Combat Combustible Cladding Risks
https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=184136726790119;res=IELBUS

Watchdog Confirms Grenfell Breached Human Rights Laws
https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/our-work/news/watchdog-confirms-grenfell-breached-human-rights-laws

VCAT Stokes Builder Controversy on Flammable Cladding in Lacrosse Fire
https://legalwise.slatecreative.com.au/vcat-stokes-builder-controversy-on-flammable-cladding-in-lacrosse-fire/


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As expert consultants, Roscon can devise a solution to address any non-compliant claddings. These solutions may be far more cost effective than replacing the entire building facade.
https://www.roscon.com.au/cladding_facade_audits


Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)
http://www.excelplas.com/

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Melbourne Testing Lab for Testing of Architectural Cladding Materials and Combustibility Risk
ExcelPlas now performs Positive Material Identification (PMI) and Combustibility Rating (CR) on architectural cladding such as Aluminium Composite Materials ACM, Aluminium Composite Panels ACP, Expanded Polystyrene Panels EPS, Polyisocyanuarate Foam Panels PIC and others.
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