Entering the awards

Entering Master Builders' Housing & Construction Awards? Our intuitive online awards entry system makes it easy to enter online.

Follow these quick and easy steps and you'll be in the running in no time.

  • Choose a house or project to enter and ensure it fits into a relevant category
  • Check out the key dates and entry fees below
  • Have a read of our useful tips and tricks for entering
  • Start creating your entry with the option to save as you go and come back to your entry later
  • Use the checklist found in the Entry handbooks to ensure you’ve met all the entry requirements, including uploading your supporting documents and photos
  • Submit your entry (make sure it's before the closing date) and easily pay your entry fee online.

Our Awards team is also on hand to answer your questions or guide you through the online entry process.

Entry fees


Entry fee
Trade Contractor of the Year (Residential and Commercial)$300
Specialty Awards (Best Residential Bathroom, Best Residential Kitchen and Best Residential Swimming Pool)$300
Rising Star, Women in Building and Apprentice of the YearFree

Key dates

RegionEntry closing dateAward ceremony event dateVenue
Brisbane Monday, 15 April 2019

(Extended to Tuesday, 23 April 2019)
Friday, 5 July 2019Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane
Downs & Western Tuesday, 23 April 2019Friday, 19 July 2019Rumours International, Toowoomba
Gold Coast Monday, 29 April 2019
(Extended to Friday, 10 May 2019)
Saturday, 3 August 2019Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast
Wide Bay BurnettMonday,  29 April 2019

(Extended to Monday, 13 May 2019)
Friday, 9 August 2019Bundaberg Multiplex, Bundaberg
Sunshine CoastMonday,  29 April 2019

(Extended to Tuesday, 7 May 2019)
Saturday, 10 August 2019Novotel Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast
Central Queensland Tuesday, 7 May 2019
(Extended to Tuesday, 14 May 2019)
Friday, 16 August 2019Frenchville Sports Club, Rockhampton
Mackay & WhitsundayTuesday,  7 May 2019
(Extended to Friday, 10 May 2019) 
Saturday, 17 August 2019Mackay Convention Centre, Mackay
North Queensland Monday, 13 May 2019

(Extended to Friday, 24 May 2019)
Friday, 23 August 2019The Ville Resort, Townsville
Far North QueenslandMonday,  13 May 2019

(Extended to Monday, 20 May 2019)
Saturday, 24 August 2019Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
QueenslandN/AFriday, 1 November 2019Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane

Useful information, documents and entry handbooks

Awards categories

Take a look at the range of categories to enter.

Entering tips

Enter with ease following our useful tips.

Information guide

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Authorisation form

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Download entry handbook


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Women in Building

Download entry handbook

Rising Star

Download entry handbook

Apprentice of the Year

Download entry handbook

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