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

2022 wage announcement

The Fair Work Commission Wage Panel awarded an increase of $40.00 per week (or 5.2%) taking the National Minimum wage to $812.60 per week or $21.38 per hour.

24 June 2022

Superannuation changes from 1 July 2022

Members must note the changes to superannuation from 1 July 2022 as it will affect all businesses.

10 June 2022

Waste levy rates increase

From 1 July 2022 waste levies will increase, and be divided across two new zones – metro and regional.

8 June 2022

Changes to building legislation & regulation

The Queensland Government has made several changes to legislation covering building work.

7 June 2022

Russian import tariffs

UPDATE 15.06.22: We have been advised that the federal government has withdrawn the tariff mentioned below. We will provide more information for members as it becomes available.

14 April 2022

COVID-19 update: RAT testing and close contact rule changes (6 Jan 2022)

Queensland has adopted a nationally-agreed definition of a COVID-19 close contact, as well as applying consistent isolation periods for people who have tested positive.

6 January 2022

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