CodeMark Certificates withdrawn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Commission recently confirmed a number of CodeMark Certificates of Conformity for ACP and EPS cladding products were withdrawn on the 12 February 2019.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

New Subcontract Agreement has landed

It’s bigger and better, fully compliant and now available in eDocs.

5 February 2019

Minimum Financial Requirements (MFR) reforms

The Minimum Financial Requirements (MFR) framework will be implemented in stages. Phase 1 commenced on 1 January 2019.

30 January 2019

Can a casual get a casual loading and claim annual leave?

On 18 December, 2018, the Federal Government introduced a new regulation to prevent the situation where a casual employee can be paid a casual loading but still claim for leave that would accrue to a permanent under the National Employment Standards (NES).

17 January 2019

Casual conversion, what's changed?

A RECENT decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has extended the right for regular and systematic casual employees to request to convert to full-time or part-time employment across a range of industries.

19 December 2018

BIF reforms start Monday, 17 December 2018

On Monday important security of payment legislative changes will take effect. Here’s the important information you need to know to ensure your business is compliant.

14 December 2018

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