“The 2015-16 Victoria State Budget is a start towards much-needed investment in the building and construction sector, but there is much more required to deliver a sustainable industry for our state. Investment in infrastructure priorities such as the Metro Rail Link is a welcome step, but a much larger pipeline of large at-the-ready works is needed,” Master Builders Association of Victoria CEO Radley de Silva said.
Apartments and units driving decline in housing approvals..
The latest building approvals data for Victoria has been released, showing an overall decline in approvals, with apartments/units.
OHS prosecution demonstrates there is no need for industrial..
The prosecution was the first to result in a person being given a custodial sentence, since the offence was introduced in 2004.