Master Builders SA has entered Adelaide’s legal profession, establishing what is thought to be the State’s first association-backed incorporated legal practice. Chief Executive Officer John Stokes said the establishment of MBA SA Legal was about delivering the best value, skills and experience to members.Read more >
The State Government’s commitment to fast-tracking significant planning reforms outlined by the Expert Panel on Planning Reform is welcome news for South Australia’s building and construction industry, Master Builders SA says.
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The proposed $610 million facelift for the Festival Centre Plaza is a much-needed investment for Adelaide’s future, Master Builders SA says.Read more >
South Australian Senators are being called upon to support job creation and workplace safety by restoring the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC).Read more >
An increased focus on illegal behaviour in the construction sector has helped cut days lost to industrial action, emphasizing the need to protect current arrangements, Master Builders SA says.Read more >
The most recent construction figures show positive signs for the South Australian economy, Master Builders SA says.
Data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics reports $1.35 billion of new private construction in South Australia in the December 2014 quarter, up 5.5 per cent from the preceding quarter and 9.3 per cent from a year earlier.Read more >
The renewal of South Australia’s social housing stocks is a welcome boost both for those that need them and the industry that builds them, Master Builders SA says.
Chief executive John Stokes said the project, beginning with a commitment to renew 4500 homes within 10km of the city by 2020, would demand the highest standards of South Australia’s building and construction sector.Read more >
The “debarnacalisation” underpinning Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s December Ministerial reshuffle overshadowed a significant transfer of power of vital importance to South Australia’s future.Read more >
Letter to the Editor, The Advertiser, January 15, 2015
South Australian contractors and builders can proudly boast of having one of the best records across the country when it comes to both worker safety and low rates of industrial disputes, achievements that can be tied to our industry’s focus on safety as a premier concern.Read more >
South Australia’s residential builders are facing a marked slowdown in demand, with levels of building approvals 23 per cent lower than the same time five years ago – the worst in the nation, Master Builders SA says.Read more >
Developing a framework of policies to build South Australia’s building sector.
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