New plumbing framework for Queensland

The new Plumbing and Drainage Act 2018 is now in force. The Act replaces the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 and establishes a new legislative framework for plumbing and drainage in Queensland.

19 October 2018

NCC Queensland variation: bonded laminate

In the coming weeks the government is expected to introduce a Queensland variation to the National Construction Code that will remove the deemed-to-satisfy concession for bonded laminated materials.

19 October 2018

BIF amendments passed by parliament

Amendments to the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) were passed by Parliament on 5 September 2018.

20 September 2018

Building regulation for cladding

From 1 October 2018 new regulation will come into force requiring building owners to take action to address combustible cladding.

17 August 2018

Have you submitted your taxable payments annual report?

Businesses operating primarily in the building and construction industry have until 28 August to submit their Taxable Payments Annual Report to the ATO.

16 August 2018

Hire an Apprentice and save on your WorkCover premium

Any business that employs and pays wages to at least one apprentice is eligible to have an ‘apprentice discount’ applied to their annual declaration of wages.

16 August 2018

Ask our Experts: Your Questions Answered

Master Builders panel of experts share the answers to their most commonly asked questions.

9 July 2018

Feedback a free tool to growth

ACTIVELY taking on board feedback and using free tools to drive customers is an integral part of customer service for Boyne Island’s Emily and David Werry.

3 July 2018

New federal legislation impacts termination of contracts

FROM 1 July 2018, the ability to terminate a contract due to an 'Insolvency Event' will become significantly restricted.

28 June 2018

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