Non-conforming Building Products in the Built Environment

17 July 2019

Join the Institute of Architects WA Chapter and the ACA – WA on 5 August for a presentation on Non-Conforming Products in the Built Environment.

The panel discussion will cover the significant impacts of non-conforming products across the industry, what is being done and what more needs to be done.

As stated by the WA Government Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, the risks and problems associated with non-conforming building products (including those relating to health, cost remediation, safety and legal issues) can consequently affect everyone and anyone in building and construction, including parties involved in designing and engineering, assessment and approvals, manufacturing or importing, buying and selling, building or occupying.


Craig Muir, Service Line Leader for Architecture, Interiors and Landscape at GHDWoodhead

Craig is a Registered Architect with over 30 years of experience across the United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. Craig chairs GHD’s Cladding Advisory Group and is a member of the Consult Australia WA Committee and Non-Conforming Building Products working group. Craig also has contributed to Consult Australia’s submission to the Building Ministers of Australia, in response to the Shergold Weir report on the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems across the Australian construction industry.

Cos Cirocco, National Business Manager, Planned Cover

Cos is an Economics graduate and a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (QPIB). He is also a Member of the Australian Insurance Law Association and has over 30 years of insurance experience. He is currently the National Business Manager of Planned Cover and Manager of the company’s SA/Tas client base and has been specialising in the provision of Professional Indemnity/Liability Insurance and Risk/Claims Management advice to Construction professionals for over 25 years.

James England, State Manager WA, Australian Steel Institute

James has organised several campaigns to raise awareness of issues that affect the steel industry and broader construction industry in WA. The WA Job form WA Resources campaign raised awareness of the importance of maximising local content from resources projects and instigated the “Improving the Involvement of the WA Steel Industry Report” which provided much needed policy impetus. He is a member of the EA Structures Panel and holds qualifications in Commerce and Network systems.

Basil Georgiou will be our MC for the evening.


5pm arrival for 5.30pm start,
Monday, 5 August 2019


33 Broadway
Nedlands  WA  6009


A+ Member (and ACA member): $35
Institute Member: $45
Graduate Member: $40
Non Member: $85
SONA Student Member: $20

Refreshments will be provided