Membership Benefits
 
Winning Work

Different tools we provide for you to promote your business & win more work!


Find a Master Builder


Members can have access to this low cost marketing initiative where consumers search in their area of choice & are given 3 builders to call to do their project. Names are generated from our computer listing of members who pay to be on the service.

For more information click here.

Lodge a Job


A large amount of projects are listed by the public, requesting builders/subcontractors call them. Builders can pick the type of project they want to quote on in a location they are prepared to work. No fees charged for accessing this service.

For more information click here.

Find a Master Supplier


The Find a Master Supplier listing is included in the Material Manufacture &Supply membership fee. Members receive a listing which includes business contact details, coloured logo and link to their desired website.

For more information click here.

Branding – Clothing & Signage


Master Builder brand underpins the credibility of a members business. We promote the brand via radio, billboards, magazines and TV in regional Victoria.

Click here to see our extensive range of clothing that is available to all members.

Recognition through our Housing, Commercial & Regional Awards


Master Builder members find these awards an excellent marketing tool & find enquiries by consumers’ imperative to their business in years to come. The overall winner of the EIHA receives $17,000 free advertising in the Herald Sun.

To see the winners from the Master Builders Awards click here.

Green Living Master Builder


There is an increasing consumer expectation of expertise in the green building segment of the industry. Green Living Master Builders pledge to adhere to set standards & the member can promote themself as an elite segment of the industry.

Click here to check out our Green Living area

Enhanced business skills through training


Specialisation, better presentation, higher order business skills contribute to a more profitable business. As a member you can compete on something other than price.

For a full list of all course offered through the Master Builders click here.

Performing Your Work

Services offered to maximise the way you perform your results

Assistance with becoming a Registered Building Practitioner (RBP)


Did you know that to engage in work directly for a client that is worth more than $5,000 you are required to be registered?


Master Builders offer the following:

  • Coaching services throughout the entire registration process
  • Free Registration Workshop (3hr)
  • You will be provided with examples & templates of supporting documents.
  • Our experienced staff will guide you through the registration process & beyond.
  • We can discuss your previous experience in the Building Industry to determine if you will need any further training. We can brief you on what to expect in your assessment interview. Master Builders Insurance Services can provide warranty insurance & letter of eligibility.

Finding apprentices, subcontractors & employees


Our careers & pathways team offer unparalleled service and trade skills assessment to help assist match employers and apprentices. They can also help you with Apprentice documentation, collection of incentives & issue resolution.

For more information on the our careers services
click here.

Building permits and technical advice


Master Builders Building Services can issue building permits Victoria wide.
Our qualified staff of building surveyors & inspectors are available to answer member queries and provide 1st rate certification services.

Click here for more information our Building Services team

MBA Insurance Services


We are a national broker whose core activity is to provide insurance broking & risk management services primarily to the building, construction & property industries.

For more information on the insurance services provided click here.

Stationery & Documents


All stationary items are designed by builders for builders and tradesmen in Victoria.

Checkout our extensive range of products click here.

OHS Services


Our OHS department has also designed tools, making it easier for your business to comply with OHS regulations. OHS tools available include a range of practical kits and DVDs for self paced learning. Every member can take advantage of free safety audits that are included in your membership fee. The free safety audits will double check OHS systems on site & assess your worksite. Our team should be the second call a builder makes if there is an injury on site, to preserve their best interests. We have 3 highly qualified OHS advisers available to help members provide the highest level of service in the industry.

For more information on all our OHS services & products click here.

Networking Functions


Members have the opportunity to liaise with politicians & senior bureaucrats at many functions throughout the year. We hold many events where you can hear industry updates and network with people in your industry.

To find out more about our events click here.


Supporting Your Business

The various ways we can support you and your business


Legal Advice – Knowing your Options


Our panel of 4 in-house Lawyers know building legislation and can talk to builders in a way they can understand. No other association has 4 lawyers on staff to handle members enquiries without charge i.e. unparalleled service. Where required, referral made to a panel of lawyers if matters need to proceed to a hearing at VCAT or a Court or the matter requires a detailed review of a document or contract, which is beyond the scope or resources of the department.

For more information on our legal services click here.

Money – Loans, Credit Facilities, Financial Health Checks


MBA financial services offer accurate and professional advice. Members’ best interests are their main concern & free financial health check available to members.

Click here to find out more information on the financial services we provide

Lobbying at Local, State and Federal Government Level


Master Builders represents the interests of the Building and Construction Industry at government level The Master Builders annual member Congress (February) provides a forum for any member to address issues or concerns to all directors, board members and management staff. Master Builders is a very democratic organisation. Our qualified staff produces many different publications that keep you up to date with what is going on in the industry. Click here for more information.

Building permits and technical advice


Master Builders Building Services can issue building permits Victoria wide.
Our qualified staff of building surveyors & inspectors are available to answer member queries and provide 1st rate certification services.

Click here for more information our Building Services team

MBA Insurance Services


We are a national broker whose core activity is to provide insurance broking & risk management services primarily to the building, construction & property industries.

For more information on the insurance services provided click here.

Stationery & Documents


All stationary items are designed by builders for builders and tradesmen in Victoria.

Checkout our extensive range of products click here .

OHS Services


Our OHS department has also designed tools, making it easier for your business to comply with OHS regulations. OHS tools available include a range of practical kits and DVDs for self paced learning. Every member can take advantage of safety audits. The safety audits will double check OHS systems on site & assess your worksite. Our team should be the second call a builder makes if there is an injury on site, to preserve their best interests. We have 3 highly qualified OHS advisers available to help members provide the highest level of service in the industry.

For more information on all our OHS services & products click here.

Networking Functions


Members have the opportunity to liaise with politicians & senior bureaucrats at many functions throughout the year. We hold many events where you can hear industry updates and network with people in your industry.

To find out more about our events click here.
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332 Albert Street, East Melbourne VIC Australia 3002
GPO Box 544, Melbourne VIC Australia 3001
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