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Industry survey: workforce supply and quality..

This survey aims to understand the current landscape and critical challenges facing businesses in the industry.

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Signs of stabilisation in building approvals..

Quarterly residential building approvals continue to be sluggish into the third quarter of 2019, despite modest a increase for September.

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Hot works exclusions: not all contract works..

One coverage difference that can lead to uninsured losses is in relation to welding or ‘hot works’.

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Monitoring the introduction of the mandatory trades registration bill

“After a decade of lobbying governments on behalf of our members for the introduction of mandatory trades registration in Victoria, Master Builders Victoria is...

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Master Builders’ Melanie Fasham on 3AW

On Saturday 28 July, President Melanie Fasham and General Manager Marketing, Policy and Communications Leanne Edwards sat down at the microphone at 3AW’s studio...

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The vital role of the building surveyor

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) published a media release recently that emphasizes the importance of building surveyors to the success of domestic building...

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Finding your entry-level workers: Master Builders and Jobs Victoria

Along with our strong advocacy and awareness program with government, Master Builders is working with Jobs Victoria on a pilot program to encourage young people...

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DELWP brings affordable housing provision amendments into effect

The Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning (DELWP) has notified Master Builders that the amendments to the Planning and Environment Act 1987 to facilitate...

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Small Business Regulation Review launched to determine burden to builders

The State Government has announced the launch of its third stage of the Small Business Regulation Review, this time with a focus on the construction sector, to identify...

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