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.
Tradies urged to batten down the hatches for holiday storms – and those on Santa’s naughty list
FOLLOWING a weather event with impacts likened to a category-one cyclone, tradies are moving to protect unattended worksites from the risk of damage – and prevent their materials and tools from becoming unintended weapons in wild weather.
17 December 2020
Sunshine state builders shine brightest with historic haul at national awards
IN WHAT has arguably been one of the toughest years in living memory, Queensland builders have brought home a quarter of the trophies at the 2020 Master Builders Australia National Excellence in Building & Construction Awards with a total of 14 wins – the highest number in state history.
30 November 2020
Builders and buyers hungry for HomeBuilder extension as grant continues to feed demand
THE LATEST regional building approvals figures confirm HomeBuilder is continuing to feed demand for new homes – but builders and buyers are still being starved of an extension to the grant, vital to bolstering the industry into 2021.
11 November 2020
Palaszczuk government can’t afford to down tools when it comes to rebuilding Queensland
WITH Queensland’s leadership confirmed for the next four years, it’s time to get back to business, with a focus on giving the building industry the tools it needs to drive Queensland’s post-COVID economic recovery.
4 November 2020
Next state government must hand us the tools to rebuild post-COVID economy
THE BUILDING sector is ranked among the top three to lead Australia’s post-COVID economic recovery – but just days out from the Queensland election, neither of the major parties has delivered a solid commitment to help the industry get the job done.
28 October 2020
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