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Building Consultant & Mediator

Our services include a full range of building inspections, dispute resolution (mediation) and expert witness representation.

Joe Borg: Building Inspector and Mediator

Joe Borg has 40 years' experience in the building industry covering a wide range of areas, including carpentry, tiling, architectural and design drafting, production planning, building supervision, construction management and running a number of building companies.

Joe has experience with and an understanding of VCAT matters and he has appeared as an expert witness in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Federal Court. His passion is Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) because he has witnessed simple disputes escalate to expensive and drawn out legal battles that leave both disputants no better off.

Joe's work as a building consultant covers the following areas of practice:

  • Owner Builder Inspection and Reports (137B)
  • Pre-purchase inspections
  • Termite inspections
  • Defects inspections
  • Quality finish inspections
  • Expert witness representation
  • Dispute resolution (mediation)


  • Practitioner's Certificate in Mediation
  • Diploma in Building Surveying
  • Certificate 111 Pest Management Technician
  • Registered Building Practitioner
  • Building Inspector IN-U-24736

Professional Associations

  • Associate Member, Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia
  • Member, Australian Institute of Building Surveyers
  • Peninsula Building Practitioners Group
  • Registered Building Practitioner

CPD '08 Excellence Awards

Highly Commended

Joseph Borg

Owner of Joseph Borg Domestic Building, Berwick

"Joseph has had a long career working as a domestic builder and has spent the past two years concentrating on CPD.

Joseph has completed a Diploma in Building Surveying, qualified as an accredited mediator to handle building dispute resolutions and as a pest managament technician."

Joe Borg

Joe Borg
Building Consultant and Mediator


Mob: 0410 54 54 54
Email: [email protected]

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