ABS Building Activity data a mixed bag

ABS Building Activity data a mixed bag
Jan 18, 2018

Data released by the ABS yesterday shows why optimism is on the rise in the South Australian commercial building sector, but again highlights the need for policies to stimulate the struggling housing sector. 

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Taking the axe to stamp duty a “no-brainer”

Taking the axe to stamp duty a “no-brainer”
Jan 08, 2018

Master Builders SA is calling for immediate reforms to increase building approvals and protect jobs across the industry.

Chief Executive Officer Ian Markos said data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today again highlighted the need for stamp duty assistance. 

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Mentorship program to help increase female participation in building industry

Mentorship program to help increase female participation in building industry
Nov 24, 2017

A new national mentoring program to boost the number of women in the male-dominated building industry is being launched by Master Builders today.

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Immediate reforms needed to boost building and protect jobs

Immediate reforms needed to boost building and protect jobs
Nov 03, 2017

Master Builders SA is calling for immediate reforms to increase building approvals and protect jobs across the industry.

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Building Better Schools a “shot in the arm” for industry

Building Better Schools a “shot in the arm” for industry
Oct 30, 2017

Master Builders SA strongly supports today’s announcement the Weatherill Government will spend more than $690 million on improving, refurbishing and expanding capacity at 91 schools.

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Master Builders SA welcomes $15,000 fine for unlicensed tradie

Master Builders SA welcomes $15,000 fine for unlicensed tradie
Oct 25, 2017

The $15,000 fine imposed on an unlicensed tradie by the Adelaide Magistrates Court today highlights the need for consumers to do their research.

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Consumers urged to research before engaging tradies

Consumers urged to research before engaging tradies
Oct 23, 2017

The nearly 700 investigations by Consumer and Business Services of dangerous or shoddy work by tradespeople during 2016/17 highlights the need for consumers to do their research.

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Weatherill Government must get moving on ORAH site

Weatherill Government must get moving on ORAH site
Sep 19, 2017

Master Builders SA is urging the Weatherill Government to “get on with the job” after the collapse of a $1 billion deal to redevelop the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site.

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Response to 4 Corners Story on Cladding

Response to 4 Corners Story on Cladding
Sep 04, 2017

A robust regulatory system across the entire supply chain is vital to ensuring public confidence.

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Reform needed for flagging sector

Reform needed for flagging sector
Aug 30, 2017

A near-10 per cent fall in building approvals signals support is needed for jobs.

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