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CodeMark Certificates withdrawn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Commission recently confirmed a number of CodeMark Certificates of Conformity for ACP and EPS cladding products were withdrawn on the 12 February 2019.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

Hot Topic – QBCC Enforcement

In December 2018, Master Builders surveyed members, asking for their experiences with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission’s (QBCC) enforcement.

8 February 2019

Repairing and rebuilding after the floods

It has certainly been a hair-raising week and our thoughts and best wishes are with any anyone in the community feeling the impact of the flooding in the North Queensland region, particularly those hardest hit in and around Townsville.

8 February 2019

It’s not just subbies who deserve to be paid

In response to the Back our subbies campaign currently featuring in the Courier-Mail and a number of regional newspapers across Queensland, we've penned this response...

7 February 2019

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