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.

Stronger building approvals may be short-lived

BUILDING industry finally gets some good news, with February figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing a bounce in the number of home owners receiving dwelling finance (up 1.7 per cent) and in dwellings approved (up 3.4 per cent).

12 April 2019

Regional Queensland approvals hit rock bottom

THE DOLDRUMS have clearly set in for building in Queensland, with the latest round of building approvals showing a record low set for regional Queensland.

13 March 2019

Celebrating balance for women in construction

WHAT better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than nominating a friend, colleague, relative or yourself in the Master Builders 2019 Housing and Construction Awards.

7 March 2019

2018 a rough year, 2019 to be even tougher

THE PROOF is in the pudding, with the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures showing a 6.2 per cent slump in total building work completed in Queensland in 2018 (January – December).

6 March 2019

Master Builders expands offering in Townsville with exciting new village

WHETHER you’re a first home buyer, upgrading or downsizing, there really is something for everyone at Townsville’s newest and most anticipated display village, Elliot Springs opening Saturday, 2 March.

1 March 2019

Full speed ahead for 2019 Roadshow

ARE YOU A builder or a subbie? Is getting paid and complying with new industry legislation on your agenda for 2019? Roadshow is your not-to-miss industry event of the year.

27 February 2019

Honouring the builders of Queensland’s foundations

IF YOU’VE built something you’re proud of, now is the time to enter it in to the 2019 Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards.

26 February 2019

Use local and support a struggling building industry

NORTH QUEENSLAND building approvals are amongst the worst in the state and highlight the need for insurers to use local contractors when rebuilding after the recent flood disaster.

14 February 2019

Regional building approvals lowest on record

A GRIM year is forecast for much of Queensland after the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal building approvals have dropped again, with the green shoots of recovery seen during 2018 officially gone.

12 February 2019

Falling building numbers a sign of tough year ahead

A CHALLENGING year is the forecast for building and construction in 2019, with the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics revealing a 2.1 per cent drop in building approvals as 2018 drew to a close.

22 January 2019

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