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.

Queensland punches above its weight with outstanding homes and projects

QUEENSLAND’S tallest building, a coastal mansion nestled in the sand dunes and a Brisbane home that pushes the boundaries of affordability have taken out the top gongs at this year’s Master Builders Queensland Housing & Construction Awards.

23 October 2020

Queensland Government needs to kick a goal for commercial construction, after Federal Budget misses the mark

The construction industry has welcomed the apprentice wage subsidy and extension of the First Home Owner’s Loan Deposit scheme delivered in the Federal budget. However, the Queensland commercial construction sector largely missed out in the big cash splash on infrastructure.

8 October 2020

Approvals shine spotlight on commercial sector plight

The latest ABS Building Approvals tell us that government stimulus measures are working for the residential sector; but highlight the unnerving plight of the commercial sector.

1 October 2020

Builders have the numbers that really count this QLD Election

WITH one in ten Queensland workers in building and construction, contributing $26 billion to the economy, the industry has the numbers the next state government simply can’t ignore.

22 September 2020

Fix to HomeBuilder glitch set to open building industry

BUILDERS have been buoyed by the announcement the HomeBuilder pre-approval process is now live, breathing life into the industry as it continues to stave off the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

17 September 2020

Building on the up, but not out of the woods yet

QUEENSLAND’S regional dwelling approvals for July have delivered mixed news for the state’s building industry.

9 September 2020

Builders built proud and tough in the Far North

QUEENSLAND’S Far North once again proved it’s a force to be reckoned with in the building game at this year’s Master Builders Far North Queensland Housing & Construction Awards.

21 August 2020

North Queensland builders prove their mettle during pandemic at Awards

LOCAL builders have embraced – and overcome the challenges of – the region’s rugged and unique environment with stunning results, at this year’s Master Builders North Queensland Housing & Construction Awards.

20 August 2020

Commercial building sector thrown a lifeline

COMMERCIAL builders and trade contractors across Queensland will breathe a sigh of relief today with the Queensland Treasurer announcing the government’s commitment to $13.9 billion in spending on infrastructure during 2020/21.

20 August 2020

HomeBuilder going gangbusters - but needs a reno

LATEST Housing finance numbers from the ABS support anecdotal evidence from Master Builders and the building industry that the HomeBuilder grant is doing its job – but it needs its own renovation to bolster the sector longer-term.

18 August 2020

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