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.

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Cairns building approvals stand out from the crowd

Published: 19 April 2017

Regional building approvals for February 2017 released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics earlier this month saw another spike in total building work approved.

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2016 dwelling commencements a record high

Published: 13 April 2017

New dwellings reached their highest peak with 48,000 new dwellings commenced in Queensland during 2016.  

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Don't DIY this Easter

Published: 12 April 2017

With the holiday break ahead of us, a few days off can seem like the perfect time to begin those DIY projects you have been putting off.

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Project Bank Accounts won't work on any level

Published: 11 April 2017

Project Bank Accounts are bad news for the building industry, and will hit consumers where it hurts most – in the back pocket.

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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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