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.

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Latest Policies

20-year high in youth unemployment

We need to act now to address a 20-year high in South Australian youth  ...
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Time to work together for South Australia

Governments need to work together for the State in the face of higher unemployment. ...
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First home buyers on the outer

New home lending data shows first home buyers remain on the outer.

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Federal Budget 2017-18

The 2017 Federal Budget contains many measures affecting South Australian builders.

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