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.

2018 a rough year, 2019 to be even tougher

THE PROOF is in the pudding, with the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures showing a 6.2 per cent slump in total building work completed in Queensland in 2018 (January – December).

6 March 2019

Master Builders expands offering in Townsville with exciting new village

WHETHER you’re a first home buyer, upgrading or downsizing, there really is something for everyone at Townsville’s newest and most anticipated display village, Elliot Springs opening Saturday, 2 March.

1 March 2019

Full speed ahead for 2019 Roadshow

ARE YOU A builder or a subbie? Is getting paid and complying with new industry legislation on your agenda for 2019? Roadshow is your not-to-miss industry event of the year.

27 February 2019

Honouring the builders of Queensland’s foundations

IF YOU’VE built something you’re proud of, now is the time to enter it in to the 2019 Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards.

26 February 2019

Use local and support a struggling building industry

NORTH QUEENSLAND building approvals are amongst the worst in the state and highlight the need for insurers to use local contractors when rebuilding after the recent flood disaster.

14 February 2019

Regional building approvals lowest on record

A GRIM year is forecast for much of Queensland after the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal building approvals have dropped again, with the green shoots of recovery seen during 2018 officially gone.

12 February 2019

Falling building numbers a sign of tough year ahead

A CHALLENGING year is the forecast for building and construction in 2019, with the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics revealing a 2.1 per cent drop in building approvals as 2018 drew to a close.

22 January 2019

Drop the gloom and let our regions boom

NEWLY released data paints a gloomy picture of the situation faced by regional Queensland communities as building approvals drop 6.9 per cent in 12 months.

12 December 2018

Queensland builders win big at National Awards

THE BEST of Queensland building and construction was on display at the 2018 Master Builders National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards in Adelaide on the weekend.

26 November 2018

Waste levy increase to hit first home buyers hard

THE QUEENSLAND Government’s waste levy announcement is another cost for building and will directly impact new home builders in regional Queensland.

20 November 2018

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