It is a legal requirement in Victoria for builders to take out DBI (also known as builder’s warranty insurance) for domestic building works valued at more than $16,000 (from 1 July 2014). Find out more.



Building or renovating a home can be a stressful experience if you have incomplete or defective works and your builder is not around to fix or complete the works. Find out more.

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What is DBI?

DBI provides cover to a homeowner in certain circumstances where building work is incomplete and/or defective and the builder has died, disappeared or become insolvent or if the insurance was issued on or after 1 July 2015, the builder has failed to comply with a VCAT or court order. Find out more.