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.

Spotlight shines on Downs & Western’s best builders

FROM refurbishing iconic buildings, developing intricate sports centres to expansive mansions and decorative interiors, the talent of this year’s Master Builders Downs & Western Housing & Construction Awards is once again, inspirational.

22 July 2019

Housing industry in freefall

The outlook for the Queensland housing industry is grim and getting grimmer, with dwelling commencements down to just 39,000 for the last 12 months. This is the first time housing starts have dropped below 40,000 in the last five years.

17 July 2019

Celebrating Brisbane’s innovative builders

BRISBANE showcased excellence and innovation at this year’s Master Builders Brisbane Housing & Construction Awards, with an abundance of exciting homes, projects and people receiving awards.

8 July 2019

Master Builders responds to State Budget 2019-20

A BUDGET that edges a step closer to the 25-year-average for capital expenditure gets the tick of approval from Master Builders.

13 June 2019

Industry go face-to-face with Commissioner

MORE than 150 building and construction industry reps revelled in a rare opportunity to have their questions answered as they came face-to-face with the tough cop on the beat.

11 June 2019

Don’t leave Queenslanders out in the cold

REGIONAL Queensland is sitting top of mind in Master Builders’ recommendations to the Queensland Government ahead of the upcoming 2019-20 State Budget.

24 May 2019

Building numbers bleak as election looms

BUILDING figures have gone from bad to worse, with numbers from the Australian Bureau of Statistics released a week out from the federal election showing a massive 19 per cent plummet in dwelling approvals over the 12 months to March this year.

14 May 2019

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

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