In South Australia, domestic building work is dealt with under the Building Work Contractors Act 1995 (SA) and the regulations. Other general consumer protections are also provided by the Australian Consumer Law (Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).
There are many other considerations including the purchase of land or house and land packages, borrowing money, design of the home and choice of builder. For further information about domestic building work visit the Consumer and Business Services SA website.
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