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.

Compliant builders and tradies open for business

QUEENSLAND’S builders and tradies remain open for business and complying with the social distancing and hygiene rules, in line with the latest advice from the government.

3 April 2020

Builders and tradies hammered on all fronts

QUEENSLAND’S struggling building industry continues to be hammered by extreme weather conditions, a global pandemic, and sliding building approvals, with no light at the end of the tunnel.

18 March 2020

Applauding women in construction

WHAT better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than nominating a friend, colleague, relative or yourself in the Master Builders 2020 Housing and Construction Awards.

10 March 2020

Stark numbers for building in Queensland

THE latest Building Approvals from the ABS tell the real story of Queensland’s struggling building industry and are a timely reminder of the need for state government spending measures that drive construction activity and confidence in the Sunshine State.

11 February 2020

Calling the best builders in Queensland

HAVE you built something you’re proud of? There’s never been a better time to enter the 2020 Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards.

7 February 2020

Tough year forecast for building in Queensland

2020 will continue to be challenging for the building and construction industry, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel for an industry that is one of Queensland’s biggest employers and contributors to the economy.

5 February 2020

Master Builders donates $150K to bushfire relief

MASTER Builders associations of Australia have come together and today pledge a $150,000 donation to the bushfire appeal.

9 January 2020

BIF review reveals true cost of PBAs

THE state government’s recent response to the Building Industry Fairness (BIF) legislation review provides some much-needed clarity but fails to answer fundamental questions about the effectiveness of the Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) regime or address the true costs to the building industry.

3 December 2019

New manager to bring fresh perspective to North Queensland

BUILDERS, trade contractors and apprentices in North Queensland have a new representative and voice for the region.

3 December 2019

Queensland builders win big at 2019 National Awards

THE BEST of Queensland building and construction dominated at the 2019 Master Builders National Excellence in Building & Construction Awards in Kata Tjuta National Park, Uluru on the weekend.

27 November 2019

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