2019 National Construction Code changes are here

The latest round of changes to the National Construction Code are now in effect and will apply to the entire building and construction industry.

1 May 2019

Happy clients = successful business

Naturally enough we all want our business to be successful. But to be successful the business needs good planning and management in building its reputation and brand. We live and work in a change environment so the business will also need to be competitive to maintain its sustainability and profitability.

18 April 2019

MFRs phase 2 is here

Phase two of the Minimum Financial Requirements (MFR) reforms are now in action and will impact your business.

11 April 2019

Taskforce to probe building industry

The Special Joint Taskforce investigating non-payment in the Queensland building industry needs to hear from all builders and subcontractors who have experienced non-payment.

3 April 2019

Cavity sliding door systems compliance issues in wet areas

QBCC Inspectors performing audits of building work under construction have observed a trend over recent times where builders are increasingly utilising cavity sliding door systems in wet area locations that are intended to have wall tiles affixed.

21 March 2019

Designing and building to accommodate earthquake loads

Recent devastating earthquakes around the world should remind all building industry practitioners of the importance to ensure that our buildings in Australia comply with the National Construction Code and Australian Standard AS1170.4 “Earthquake actions in Australia”.

21 March 2019

Ask our Experts: Your Questions Answered

The building and construction industry can be complex, which is why we receive thousands of member enquiries each year. Here's our most commonly asked questions ...

13 March 2019

BIF Discussion Paper

Master Builders recently responded to the BIF Reforms Implementation and Evaluation Panel Discussion Paper.

8 March 2019

CodeMark Certificates withdrawn

The Australian Building Codes Board and the Queensland Building and Construction Commission recently confirmed a number of CodeMark Certificates of Conformity for ACP and EPS cladding products were withdrawn on the 12 February 2019.

27 February 2019

Get your site ready for Oma and severe weather

With severe weather bearing down on South East Queensland, if you haven’t already started, it’s time to get your work sites in order.

21 February 2019

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