The South Australian building and construction industry directly employs more than 55,000 South Australians across all sectors, including residential, commercial, civil engineering, land development and building completion services. Indirectly, the industry supports tens of thousands more South Australian jobs.


The industry undertakes about $15 billion of work every year, contributing more than $1 for every $7 of economic activity within the State. Indirectly, more than one-quarter of South Australia’s wealth is produced by the building and construction industry.

2018 Building Excellence Awards

This year's Building Excellence Awards are testament to the level of professionalism in  ...
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Productivity Commission legislation should be swiftly passed

South Australia has the third lowest unemployment rate in the nation.
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Falling building approvals demand reforms to protect jobs

A persistent decline in building approvals demands immediate reforms to stimulate the market and protect jobs across the industry. ...

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Welcome Budget relief for households and small businesses

Master Builders SA has welcomed measures to reduce the tax burden on households and small business in the Federal  ...

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