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Residential building approvals in regional..

It appears a lack of affordable housing in Melbourne is the key driver for venturing to regional Victoria seek more affordable options.

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Apartments and units driving decline in housing..

The latest building approvals data for Victoria has been released, showing an overall decline in approvals, with apartments/units driving condition.

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OHS prosecution demonstrates there is no..

The prosecution was the first to result in a person being given a custodial sentence, since the offence was introduced in 2004.

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Strict lending standards see decline in total loans issued in Victoria

The latest ABS Housing Finance data has revealed a decrease in the number of home loans issued in Victoria for both first home buyers and investors.

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Master Builders policy work: a year in review

Advocacy and lobbying at Master Builders is often like an iceberg; members typically see only a small proportion of the entire body of work on their behalf. Outward...

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Infrastructure Australia update: more infrastructure projects / pro-density...

In its latest update, Infrastructure Australia provided a review of 2018 and the planned national infrastructure projects and initiatives for the year, including...

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ABCC receives additional funding and deputy commissioners

On 12 December the Hon. Kelly O’Dwyer, Federal Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, announced that the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC)...

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Security of Payment over the holidays

Payment claims under the security of payment legislation can still be served during the Christmas-New Year shutdown period, thus catching out both commercial and...

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Master Builders’ response to the ABCB Accessible Housing Project’s...

Master Builders does not support the adoption of mandatory minimum standard, instead recommends a voluntary option that recognises the existing Liveable Housing...

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