Builders' defects fund paying out millions in compensation each year, Assembly inquiry hears

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated July 30 2019 - 6:24am, first published July 24 2019 - 2:00pm

The heavily-criticised scheme designed to protect consumers against failed builders is paying out more than a $1 million per year in compensation, one of the fund's trustees has revealed, as he warned that expanding the scope for claims could run it dry.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.