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Lock-down measures that will affect all of metropolitan Melbourne

Premier's announcement on new COVID-19 restrictions..

This afternoon, the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews made an announcement about stronger lock-down measures that will affect all of metro Melbourne.

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Call to action: Master Builders Victoria..

Master Builders Victoria seeks feedback from members on how mandatory Continuing Professional Development should be introduced.

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In-principle understanding reached with the..

Several of our members and the CFMEU have reached an in-principle understanding on what are acceptable terms for new Enterprise Agreements .

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Update: new unemployment figures

National unemployment figures were released during the week, that illustrate the effect of COVID-19 and why measures like Homebuilder are required to stimulate the...

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Minimum wages increase by 1.75 per cent

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down its Annual Wage Review Decision in relation to modern award rates and the national minimum wage today, 19 June 2020.

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The first industrial manslaughter conviction in Australia

Recently, and for the first time in Australia, a Queensland company Brisbane Auto Recycling Pty Ltd (BAR) was convicted of industrial manslaughter. With the Victorian...

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Prime Minister’s infrastructure announcement to boost major construction...

A new package of $1.5 billion in funding will be given to state and territory governments to start smaller priority projects immediately.

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Things for builders to consider regarding the HomeBuilder package

If you build for clients who are likely to utilise the HomeBuilder package, you need to become an expert on how to effectively utilise or integrate the additional...

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Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program

Apprentices who have lost their employment can register, whilst employers can submit apprenticeship vacancies online and will have access to eligible Victorian candidates...

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