Media

Master Builders strives to be the preferred commentator and information source for building and construction industry issues within Queensland. Faced with the challenges of communicating the complexities of the building and construction industry to the community and industry, we pride ourselves on consistently delivering a united voice on behalf of our members and the broader industry.

You can view a list of our latest media statements below or subscribe to receive Master Builders media releases.

Women and diversity in building recognised

Published: 8 March 2017

With International Women’s Day being celebrated today, Master Builders is putting out the call for the best in Queensland’s female building industry and companies that practise diversity to enter the Master Builders 2017 Housing & Construction Awards.

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Confusion reigns in apprentice award debacle

Published: 23 February 2017

Reports that Master Builders, All Trades Queensland and the Housing Industry Association have launched a bid to underpay Queensland apprentices are unfounded and grossly inaccurate.

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Qld building & construction industry optimistic for future

Published: 17 February 2017

Business confidence in the Queensland economy and building industry strengthened during the December 2016 quarter, continuing to rise into positive territory in the latest Master Builders survey.

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Join the ranks of Queensland's award-winning builders

Published: 16 February 2017

If you think you have what it takes, now is the time to enter the 2017 Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards.

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Gold Coast approval boom

Published: 10 February 2017

The Gold Coast finished the year on a high, with a 20 per cent increase in house and unit approvals for 2016.

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Record temperatures bring heat stress risk

Published: 10 February 2017

As record hot temperatures soar into the danger zone this weekend, Master Builders reminds outdoor workers they may risk heat stress.

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Grants help new construction

Published: 6 February 2017

Master Builders welcomed the treasurer’s decision to exclude established homes from the $20,000 first Home Owners Grant which expires this financial year.

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Building industry outlook 2017

Published: 27 January 2017

Master Builders latest Building industry outlook 2017 shows the industry is riding high on record building approvals and a strong pipeline of work.

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Regional building approvals patchy

Published: 17 January 2017

Regional building approvals on the Sunshine Coast are leading the state, with the latest November figures up by 105 per cent.

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Unit building approvals trend down

Published: 10 January 2017

Queensland unit approvals have slumped for the third month in a row, reflecting the oversupply of new units in Brisbane.

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