Master Builders supports moves to improve the way water is used and re-used at a local community level so we can reduce the need to build large-scale, expensive infrastructure like desalination plants that drive up the cost of living
However, the State Government must be cautious to ensure it does not add red tape or costs onto building projects, which would hurt jobs and investment for our sector.
Residential building approvals in regional Victoria..
It appears a lack of affordable housing in Melbourne is the key driver for venturing to regional Victoria seek more affordable.
Apartments and units driving decline in housing approvals..
The latest building approvals data for Victoria has been released, showing an overall decline in approvals, with apartments/units.