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 ACRA VIC Seminar -Building Defects

Your speakers for this evening seminar are:

Dr Nicole Johnston from Deakin University, Dr Johnston will be speaking on suggested examinations of building defects in residential multi-owned properties [legal perspective].

Dr Johnston recently held this talk for ACRA NSW, and not only did she present to a packed room but had people discussing her Building Defects Research report for weeks after this seminar.

Lorian Fosdick from Watertite, his role is a waterproofing design and compliance consultant for Tier 1 builders in the construction industry.

This involves the analyse of project documents, research and stakeholder consultation, technical submissions and report recommendations to the clients to achieve best value practices and outcomes for the project, along with planning for high-risk avoidance. Essentially advising where we can get it right on the project to avoid future costly defects. Our moto has been “Stop the Leak”.

Lorian will present on waterproofing/building defect causes, substrate requirements, and corrective measures.

Johana Fragozo from Arup is the Senior Diagnostics and Remedial Engineer | Buildings Melbourne.

Johana works in Arup’s Melbourne office within the Vic/SA façades team, specialising in durability, diagnostics and remedial engineering. With 17 years of industry experience, she has assisted in the delivery of projects across sectors including commercial, health, rail and infrastructure.

Johana has acted as the lead consultant for a significant number of façade repair and refurbishment projects around Australia. Her understanding of the deterioration, repair and protection of structures was developed by undertaking structural condition assessments, developing remedial options, overseeing the repair processes, and researching different types of cementitious and composite materials.

Johana will cover Common building façade defects and their cause

Registration from 5.45pm
The presentation starts at 6pm (presentations will finish approx 8.30pm followed by Q&A).

Sponsored by:

Watertite and Dulux


The VIC Branch of ACRA welcome all interested professionals in the field of concrete repair/remediation to our seminar. This seminar will interest students, strata, structural owners, consultants, engineers, suppliers and contractors on the available technology and advancement with concrete repair, this seminar will be very educational and will provide attendees with a wealth of knowledge in your unique field.


11 March
5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
$55 – $77
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Mantra Southbank Melbourne
31 City Rd
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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1300 092872


02 9645 3692


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$ 55.00 inc. GST
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$ 77.00 inc. GST

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