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Encourage your apprentice to take part in..

Do you employ a carpentry apprentice? If you do, encourage them to take part in Worldskills.

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Have your say: Better Apartments in Neighbourhoods..

DEWLP recently announced the release of the Better Apartments in Neighbourhoods Discussion Paper.

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Reducing exposure to silica dust

The exposure standard for crystalline silica, or silica dust, has been halved from 1.0mg/m3 to 0.05mg/m3.

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Lending specials available to Master Builders

Many in the building and construction sector are starting to feel cash-flow pressures starting to bite or are considering buying a house or development project due...

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More investment in building and construction needed to prevent slowdown...

ABS Gross Domestic Product (GDP) results for Australia for the December 2018 quarter shows the economy grew by 0.2 per cent during the quarter – short of the expected...

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New data on construction work shows national decline, Victoria remaining steady

Victoria fared much stronger, in which it experienced a decline of only 1.1 per cent for the December 2018 quarter and an overall strong increase of 15.1 per cent...

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Why your voice is important in fighting bad red tape

Master Builders’ national office has lodged a submission with the Department of Jobs and Small Business providing feedback about its proposed approach to establishing...

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Victorian Labour Hire Licensing Scheme to commence on 29 April 2019

Victorian Minister for Industrial Relations Tim Pallas has announced that Victoria’s Labour Hire Licensing Scheme will come into force on 29 April 2019.

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Upcoming labour market testing audits

The ABCC will soon be conducting a labour market testing audit campaign for employers covered by the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016...

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