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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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Security of payment – what does “in the business of building residences”...

Under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) (the “SOP Act”), a builder generally cannot make a payment claim

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Cladding plan welcome, but industry consultation, fairness and trades registration...

On Friday, 1 December the Victorian Government responded to the interim report of the Chairs of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce, Prof The Hon John Thwaites and...

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Excellence awards online nominations are now live

Online applications and nominations for Master Builders’ Building Excellence Awards are now open. Members can prepare and upload their submittals for all three...

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Industry EBA 2011-2015 working day calendar September/October RDOS

Members are reminded that as a result of concerns raised over the decision of the AFL to move the 2015 Grand Final, parties to Industry EBA 2011-2015 may wish to...

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Apprentices are essential to our industry

Last Thursday evening, a young man named Elton Brinkman was called up to the podium at The Carmichael event centre in Warrnambool to be recognised as Master Builders’...

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Positives and highs characterise survey for Victoria

The latest results from the Master Builders National Survey show a positive outlook for Victorian business confidence, with business conditions at a decade high.

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