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.
Published: 13 December 2017
Standalone home building is on a positive trajectory going into the New Year, with the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing a promising 4 per cent rise in dwelling approvals over the last month.Read full statement
Published: 27 November 2017
The outcome of a federal court decision will hurt the number of new apprentices and put at risk the ability for Queensland to have the number of qualified tradespeople it needs for the future, according to Master Builders Queensland.Read full statement
Published: 23 November 2017
Government spending on building construction needs to be a top priority for the new government after Saturday’s election, with the value of completed construction work down almost four per cent over the past year.Read full statement
Published: 14 November 2017
Master Builders will look to the newly elected government to resolve unfinished business, with a key focus on housing affordability, creating demand for new construction and continuing work on positive and fair changes to building industry legislation that benefits everyone.Read full statement
Published: 9 November 2017
Building innovation has fallen victim to the ongoing non-conforming products headache, with Master Builders’ latest Survey of Industry Conditions finding that builders are reluctant to try out new and innovative products and practices due to fears of product failure and wearing the cost of any rectification.Read full statement
Published: 4 October 2017
Master Builders has launched the next round of a campaign fighting the Queensland Government and Housing & Public Works Minister, Mick de Brennis’s, Building Industry Fairness Bill, tabled in parliament earlier this month.Read full statement
Published: 28 August 2017
Urban Trend Construction and Fergus Builders have taken out the major awards at this year’s Master Builders Mackay & Whitsunday Housing & Construction Awards, held on 26 August at the Mackay Convention Centre, Mackay.Read full statement