Approvals down but good potential for growth

Approvals down but good potential for growth
Nov 02, 2015

Building approvals have fallen again but opportunities remain to build.

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Licensing of pre-purchase inspectors

Licensing of pre-purchase inspectors
Oct 23, 2015

Residential pre-purchase inspectors should be licensed to protect the industry.

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Initial Areas of Concern - Planning Bill

Initial Areas of Concern - Planning Bill
Sep 24, 2015

Key changes are needed to the proposed Planning Development and Infrastructure Bill.

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No immediate joy for SA jobs

No immediate joy for SA jobs
Sep 10, 2015

Now is the time to work together for job-related reforms, Master Builders SA says.

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Planning reforms the beginning, not the end

Planning reforms the beginning, not the end
Sep 08, 2015

Planning reforms to be introduced to Parliament this week are the beginning of a process, not the end, Master Builders SA says.

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Jobs still the real challenge for Budget

Jobs still the real challenge for Budget
Jun 18, 2015

Jobs will only come from this year’s Budget if its centrepiece – a $389 million stamp duty cut to encourage commercial property transfers – sparks real development and not mere profit-taking, Master Builders SA says

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Skills Funding - Government Risks Industry Support

Skills Funding - Government Risks Industry Support
Jun 03, 2015

The decision to freeze industry out of South Australia’s training system risks isolating students from the very skills, mentoring and jobs they want, Master Builders SA says.

 

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Training cuts ignore long-term potential

Training cuts ignore long-term potential
May 21, 2015

The State Government’s training cuts under its new WorkReady program ignore long-term student potential and more efficient ways to invest taxpayer funds, Master Builders SA says.

Director of Training David Thompson said the new list of subsidised training courses were a training cut dressed up as a reform

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Confidence boost needed for South Australian building

Adelaide, South Australia
May 04, 2015

South Australia’s building sector continues to face a slowdown, offset by a number of small privately-funded commercial builds, Master Builders SA says.

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Tax Review could boost housing affordability, jobs

Tax Review could boost housing affordability, jobs
Apr 30, 2015

A ‘big picture’ shift of conveyance duty from purchaser to vendor would give homebuyers a boost when they need it most and save purchasers from borrowing – just to pay a tax.

The proposal, put forward by Master Builders SA as part of its submission to the State Tax Review, could save purchasers nearly $1000 a year on a median-priced Adelaide home.

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