Home warranty insurance premium to increase

From 1 July, premiums to be paid under the QBCC’s Home Warranty Insurance will increase by 1.4%.

24 June 2020

2020 wage announcement

On 19 June 2020 the Fair Work Commission handed down its decision in relation to the Annual Wage Review.

19 June 2020

Casual worker entitlements in the spotlight

A recent case making media headlines has caused much discussion about the entitlements of casual workers.

19 June 2020

COVID-19 update - 17 June

Your latest regular update. We'll continue to bring you the information you need, as it's available. Today we'll focus on the Queensland Government's latest round of stimulus measures and why they're such a massive win for Queensland's building industry, plus invite you to tell us how COVID-19 has impacted your business.

17 June 2020

COVID-19 update - 11 June

Your latest regular update. We'll continue to bring you the information you need, as it's available. Today we've got an update on the $25,000 HomeBuilder grant, the most common eligibility questions we've received, how to register for the Find a Master Builder search, and a word of caution when terminating contracts to access the HomeBuilder grant.

11 June 2020

QLeave Levy to increase from 1 July

The building and construction industry portable long service leave levy is increasing.

10 June 2020

COVID-19 update - 4 June

Your latest regular update. We'll continue to bring you the information you need, as it's available. In breaking news, the federal government has announced the $25,000 HomeBuilder grant. We outline the main elements of the package and address some common FAQs below. We'll also cover the cyclone resilience program, waste levy deferral due to COVID-19 and the new 20-person rule.

4 June 2020

COVID-19 update - 27 May

Your latest regular update. We'll continue to bring you the information you need, as it's available. Today we'll talk about our calls for a $40,000 new home owners' grant and the extensive coverage our campaign has received, our brand new COVID-19 cleaning guide, and latest commentary from CSQ and their view on where stimulus should be spent...

27 May 2020

Standing out with natural gas: cleaner, smarter, more reliable

It's no secret that natural gas is a cost-effective and easy option for powering homes, whether it's for heating, hot water, cooking, or even for outdoor entertaining.

22 May 2020

COVID-19 update - 21 May

Your latest regular update. We'll continue to bring you the information you need, as it's available. Today we'll talk about the stimulus measures announced this week by the Premier, how the easing of restrictions is already having a positive impact for new home builders, how to use extended working hours to your advantage, and a reminder to keep that social distancing going on site...

21 May 2020

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