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Lobbying for a uniform, national approach

Published date: 18/07/2019

Listen to Master Builders Australia CEO Denita Wawn on the ABC News Radio National AM Program with Fran Kelly talking about the crisis for the building and construction industry caused by the failure of state and territory governments to implement the Shergold - Weir Report recommendations in the 18 months...

Interest rates cut to record low 1 per cent

Published date: 02/07/2019

“The official interest rates for the second month running is to be welcomed and we urge lenders to fully share the reduction, especially for home loan and small business customers,” Master Builders Australia’s Chief Economist Shane Garrett said.

“However, interest rates are only one ingredient of the economic growth recipe...

Building Stronger Foundations discussion paper

Published date: 26/06/2019

The NSW Government has released a discussion paper, “Building Stronger Foundations”. This discussion paper for public consultation poses 30 questions about major reforms to the building and construction sector in NSW. 

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation Kevin Anderson said the community and industry now has an opportunity to provide...

NCC 2019 adopted across Australia from 1 May

Published date: 15/05/2019

Essential information you need to know about the adoption of NCC 2019

1 May 2019 is the adoption date for the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) by all States and Territories. The adoption date signifies that, from 1 May 2019, NCC 2019 is given legal effect by...

MBA Federal Budget Overview

Published date: 03/04/2019
Download our full budget report detailing what Master Builders called for in the 2019/20 budget and what was actually delivered for the Building and Construction Industry.