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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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EPA fines underscore the importance of proper paint waste disposal

Master Builders has learned of two recent EPA fines for builders because of the improper disposal of paint. While disposing of paint is the sub-contractor’s responsibility,...

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Notice of union rally on 23 October 2018

As members may be aware, the CFMEU is promoting a union rally commencing at 10.30am on Tuesday 23 October at Victorian Trades Hall. The rally is part of the ACTU’s...

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Suicide prevention awareness and upskilling for our industry

The initiative, lead by the counselling team at Incolink, and developed in consultation with industry stakeholders, including Master Builders’ OHS unit, is focused...

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CFMMEU and its officials have cost its members over $800K in penalties...

The Federal Court has imposed penalties of $6000 on the CFMMEU’s former South Australian organiser Mark Gava and the CFMMEU $68,000 following Mr Gava breaching...

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CBD Contracting and Todd Newman Builders score modern points with Master...

CBD’s winning project, a robust, geometric home in Brighton, stands in high contrast to many of the traditionally-styled houses that surround it, with few clues...

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Decision handed down for construction awards in four-yearly review

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has issued a significant decision in the four- yearly review of modern award proceedings. The decision related to...

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