Changes to the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Bill
The Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Bill received assent on Friday, 10 November. While some of the provisions in the Act became law on that day other changes, such as the introduction of Project Bank Accounts and the changes to BCIPA, are still awaiting commencement by the government. However, this cannot occur until a new government is in place following the election.
24 November 2017
Property developer donations ban – how does it impact industry?
Legislation banning property developer donations was introduced into the Queensland Parliament on 12 October 2017 and was intended to apply retrospectively from that date. However, the Bill was not passed before the election was called and has now lapsed.
22 November 2017
Queensland State Election 2017 – Master Builders priorities
The building and construction industry delivers the homes, workplaces, schools, shops and hospitals Queenslanders need. It’s the cornerstone of our economy, and the number one provider of full-time jobs and contributor to gross state product.
9 November 2017
White Card changes – what you need to know
Changes to the national unit of competency for White Card courses will take effect in Queensland from 20 October 2017. And, given the course is mandatory for anyone who works, or wants to work, in the construction industry, you need to be across them.
13 October 2017