Ballarat carpentry apprentice Hamish Rose enjoyed a double victory tonight with honours from Master Builders Association of Victoria naming him State Apprentice of the Year and Regional Apprentice of the Year for 2016. Rose, 28, received his dual awards at a ceremony in front of more than 700 guests at the Melbourne Park Function Centre in East Melbourne. He won nearly $5000 worth of tools, work wear and vouchers for his achievement.
Residential building approvals in regional Victoria..
It appears a lack of affordable housing in Melbourne is the key driver for venturing to regional Victoria seek more affordable.
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.