Anthony Capaldi

Qualifications & Practicum


Summary of expertise and experience

Anthony Capaldi has over 34 years experience in the Australian Building and Construction Industry and having spent more than 23 years consulting to the industry he is widely considered to be one of Australia's leading experts in the following areas:

New Building Defects Reports.
Construction Progress Inspections.
Dilapidation Schedules.
Scott Schedules.
Expert Building Reports.
Expert Witness in all Court Jurisdictions.
Litigation Support.
Building Defect Rectification Methodologies.
Building Defect Costs to Rectify.

Anthony enjoys a strong working relationship with lawyers and barristers within the construction litigation field to whom he provides expert services, including expert witness testimony with supporting evidence in the form of detailed reports which he personally produces. These reports are used in matters which proceed to arbitration or litigation through NCAT, local and district courts - all the way to the Supreme Court where Tony has appeared to provide expert testimony on numerous occasions.

Qualifications and Business History


2021 - BA-Strata Inspection Panel Workshop.
2016 - Asbestos Awareness Course (Alertforce).
2014 - Mold & Asbestos Identification (House Safe).
2013 - Accredited Building Consultant (MBA).
2011 - Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAA40104).
2006 - Building Code of Australia Compliance course from Housing Industry Association.
2004 - Certificate of Accredited Certifier Program (BSAP).
2004 - Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Expert Witness and Report Writing Workshops.
2004 - Rapid Insurance Report Writing Workshop.
2002 - Certificate in Dispute Resolution at Housing Industry Association.
2002 - Certificate of Pest Inspection Timber at OTEN – Strathfield.
1993 - Building License  No. 46719 (Current).
1992 - Statement of Attainment in Building Surveying and Qualifying at Granville TAFE.
1992 - Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Building) at Granville TAFE.


Housing Industry Association - Home Building Consultants.
Master Builders Association – Accredited Building Consultant.
PPI Registry.
Australian Society of Building Consultants.
Australian Society of Building Consultants Committee.
Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators of Australia.
Director APOPA Convener of APOPA Pest Management.
APOPA Preferred Professional.
Resolution Institute.

2013 - Current

 Australian Building & Construction Consultants P/L

2011 - 2013

G. L. Zakos & Associates Pty Limited – Senior Consultant

2003 - 2011

Capaldi King Building Consultants Pty Ltd

1999 - 2003

CBS Consulting

1987 - 1989

Capaldi Constructions

New homes construction, extensions and renovations.

North Rocks Concrete

A business that specialised in concrete placement, concrete finishing, steel fixing and formwork.
Set out, calculated and directed all bulk excavations and detailed excavations on residential, commercial and industrial sites.
Set and undertook benchmark levels and transfers to AHD levels. Excavated, formed and steel fixed swimming pools.
Set out and constructed retaining walls from masonry to concrete blocks and concrete crib walls and associated drainage.
Specializing in suspended concrete floors from formwork to concrete finishing.
Constructed architecturally designed homes from commencement to completion.
Produced itemized bills of quantities for large and small projects.  

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