Master Builders welcomes upcoming granny flat law changes

Master Builders welcomes the changes to allow the renting out of secondary dwellings, known as ‘granny flats’, without the need for development approval.

27 September 2022

Information on the 22 Sept Queen's Memorial Public Holiday

The federal government has announced a special public holiday as memorial to the late Queen, to be held on Thursday, 22 September.

12 September 2022

MFR Report window closing soon

There is a window of opportunity to rely on the Special Purpose Financial Statements (SPFS) and skip the greater cost of preparing the General Purpose Financial Statements (GPFS) in the preparation of a QBCC Minimum Financial Requirements (MFR) report.

2 September 2022

NCC 2022 change implementation delayed

Government has announced a delay in the implementation of the next iteration of the National Construction Code (NCC), NCC 2022.

29 August 2022

Fire ant biosecurity zone changes

As of 1 September 2022 new suburbs will be added to the fire ant biosecurity zones.

23 August 2022

Changes to QBCC MFR Reports

From 1 July 2022, the prescribed accounting standards have changed, with a knock-on effect impacting QBCC Minimum Financial Requirements (MFR) Reports.

19 August 2022

Changes to the ABCC and 2016 Code now in effect

The federal government has registered a legislative instrument called the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work Amendment Instrument 2022.

27 July 2022

Asbestos compliance audit

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) have advised of upcoming audit activity.

22 July 2022

QBCC governance review findings released

The outcomes of the QBCC Governance Review have been released, including the Queensland Government’s response to the review and a 90-day action plan with some positive recommendations made in line with Master Builders QBCC Governance Review submission.

30 June 2022

WorkCover premiums to rise from 1 July 2022

WorkCover recently advised that premiums are rising from 1 July 2022.

30 June 2022

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