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.

Jobs and key infrastructure projects falling by the wayside

HOSPITALS, schools and thousands of jobs – that’s what Queensland is missing out on.

25 May 2018

Infrastructure spending must deliver public buildings and jobs

MASTER BUILDERS welcomes the recently announced $45 billion in infrastructure spending over the coming four years, but warns that a significant proportion of the new funding must be earmarked for public sector buildings if the State Government is serious about job creation for the construction industry.

24 May 2018

Master Builders supports flammable cladding audit report

Master Builders supports the Non-conforming Building Products Audit Taskforce’s report and its recommendations released today.

17 May 2018

First home buyers may lose out

THERE is no denying the boost in the Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant (FHOG) to $20,000 has made it easier for first home buyers to enter the market – but it could all be about to come to an end.

17 May 2018

Rising material and labour costs putting builders under pressure

The growing cost of labour and materials has long been a constraint on Queensland building businesses.

8 May 2018

Void of high rise to be filled by housing

HIGHRISE unit construction has undoubtedly met its heyday in Queensland but rising confidently from the shadows is another sector, fit and ready to fill the void.

15 March 2018

Champion women in construction

Do you know a woman doing great work in the Queensland building and construction industry?

7 March 2018

Time to get prepared for new building laws

Builders and subbies are officially on notice to be prepared and vigilant as new building industry fairness (BIF) laws are set to change how they need to do business.

22 February 2018

Recognising the builders who build our cities

If you’ve completed a home or project that makes your town or city shine, get your skates on and enter it into the 2018 Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards.

7 February 2018

Consumers opting for houses over units

An impressive increase in standalone home building is a sure sign houses are making a comeback over units, with the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing a 14 per cent increase in dwelling commencements over the 3 months to September 2017.

23 January 2018

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