Department of Justice
On 20 June 2017, following the fire at the Grenfell Apartment Tower in London, and previous Lacrosse Building fire in Victoria, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull, made a request of the Premier of Tasmania, the Hon Will Hodgman MP, to advise of the extent of Aluminum Composite Panel (ACP) cladding in Tasmania.
Following this request the Minister for Building and Construction, the Hon Guy Barnett MP, requested the Director of Building Control to initiate an audit of all aluminum composite cladding in Tasmania.
On the morning of 27 July 2016 the Hobart Rivulet wall collapsed into the adjoining construction site for the Myer development at 54-59 Murray Street, Hobart. Several tenancies of the Cat and Fiddle Arcade, 49-51 Murray Street, supported by the Hobart Rivulet, collapsed or partially collapsed into the rivulet and adjoining Myer construction site.
This report details an administrative audit into the documentation obtained by Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (CBOS) pertaining to the protection work process followed by all relevant parties as required by the Act.