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.

Glitz and glamour returns to the Gold Coast

THE COAST shone bright at this year’s Gold Coast Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, which highlighted the talent and resilience of the local building and construction industry, despite a tough year of challenges and delays.

24 July 2021

Builders in danger of running out of puff as industry endures marathon woes - and investors break into a sprint

FIRST home buyers have cooled their heels since government stimulus wrapped up – but investor confidence in new homes remains strong, despite there being no end in sight to trade and materials shortages and cost hikes running the industry ragged.

8 July 2021

State Budget serves up more of a snack than a meal for the building industry

BUILDERS have welcomed the solid capital works spend outlined in today’s 2021-22 State Budget – but the threat of additional red tape and the continued lack of a visible pipeline of work has left the industry hungry for more.

15 June 2021

HomeBuilder construction commencement extension solves part of the puzzle – but many pieces still missing

BUILDERS have welcomed the Morrison government’s decision to extend its HomeBuilder construction commencement timeframe – but the industry continues to fight to solve trade and materials shortages and soaring prices.

20 April 2021

Builders in hot demand – but need support to stop work going cold

NEW home construction and renovations remain in hot demand across Queensland – but builders are calling for more support to ensure both the industry and consumers get a fair go in the face of continued price hikes, and trade and materials shortages.

12 April 2021

Perfect storm hitting builders – but there is a silver lining

THE number of new homes being approved across Queensland has plummeted – but the pipeline of work remains strong as builders ride the wave of demand boosted by government stimulus, and negotiate the inevitable trade and material shortages that have risen as a result.

12 March 2021

Residential building industry back in black for 2021, as commercial sector sees red

CONFIDENCE remains high among Queensland residential builders for a strong pipeline of work through to the end of 2021 and beyond, with the industry on track to build almost 30,000 new dwellings.

15 February 2021

Tree change dreams realised as new acreage display village puts down roots at Mahoney’s Pocket North

A TRANQUIL acreage lifestyle is a step closer for new home buyers wanting to put down roots for a tree change, with Master Builders’ highly anticipated Mahoney’s Pocket North Display Village opening at Townsvale Drive, Woodhill on Saturday, 13 February.

12 February 2021

Michelle set to be a Traill-blazer for Central Queensland

HELPING local builders and tradies bolster their businesses and supporting women in construction are at the top of the agenda, as Michelle Traill takes the reins as Master Builders’ new Regional Manager for Central Queensland.

4 February 2021

2021 begins with a bang for builders with Regional Home Building boost extended

QUEENSLAND’S regional building industry is kicking off the new year on a high note, with the Palaszczuk government confirming it has extended the Regional Home Building boost grant until 31 March 2021.

6 January 2021

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