Master Builders' industry surveys provide information and analysis on industry expectations and business performance. We've been providing reports like this since 2009.

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How ready are you for the National Construction Code (NCC) 2022 changes on 1 October 2023? Our latest survey results are in and many of you told us you’re still wrapping your head around the incoming rules for accessible housing and energy efficiency. We’ve got heaps of resources and info available, including a guide for consumers and a checklist & guide for builders.



2022 Survey reports

The building and construction industry continues to be buffeted by many challenges, such as trade and material shortages, which show no sign of abating. Master Builders has undertaken this survey in order to gain a better understanding of the nature of these challenges, how they expect to change going forward and how contractors are responding in their business practices.

2021 Survey reports

In March, June and September 2021, Master Builders surveyed members on their experiences with trade and material delays and cost increases. The surveys quantified just how substantial an issue this has been for builders and trade contractors.

2019 Survey reports

2018 Survey reports

2017 Survey reports

2016 Survey reports

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