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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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Court issues second personal payment order against CFMMEU organiser

Victorian CFMMEU official Joe Myles has received his second personal payment order in four months, after the Federal Court last week fined him $44,000 (and the CFMMEU...

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Domestic violence leave enshrined in National Employment Standards (NES)

The Morrison Government passed legislation to amend the minimum NES safety net for workers under the Fair Work Act 2009 to include the right to take up to five days'...

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Inclement weather - summer planning

Guidance on working in heat is available from the WorkSafe website. The Master Builders OHS Unit can also provide assistance on the development and implementation...

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Workplace Christmas parties

With the festive season upon us, it is worth remembering that celebrations in the workplace must be managed properly to ensure the well being of all employees.

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Christmas closedown 2018-2019

The agreed indicative minimum Christmas closedown for those covered by the terms of the CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016-2018 (the EBA) is from 22 December 2018 until 8 January...

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Master Builders will engage new ministers for policy priorities

We urge the new Victorian ministry to heed our key policy priorities to ensure that the building and construction industry – Victoria’s largest full-time employer...

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