There is no doubt that the building and construction industry has faced some serious challenges over the past few years, but signs are everywhere things are turning around.
There’s definitely scope for improvement - especially in the housing sector – and with the election less than four weeks away we have been busy lobbying all sides of politics on how
Whatever the document aspires to, it is not “best practice”. To the extent that it is intended to comprise a canon of design axioms of universal application to residential design, it falls short. It contains a curious mixture of obvious design platitudes and prescriptive, policy laden design stances.Download Policy Submission Here >
South Australia needs to invest in the nexus between new and growing industries and population retention and growth if it is to create economic success.Read more >
South Australia has recently undertaken two reviews of its Security of Payment laws. The review of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 by retired District Court Judge Alan Moss, which was completed in February 2015...The State Government took no action as a result of this review.
The second review, undertaken by Small Business Commissioner John Chapman, produced a more unified response. Master Builders SA undertook significant consultation with subcontractors, principal contractors and contracts specialists, and then brought representatives together to establish a unified response from an industry perspective. This submission reflects the policy... Read more >
Today, Master Builders Australia has called for five steps for more affordable housing - a top policy priority in its Federal Election campaign Strong Building, Strong Economy.Read More >
Master Builders SA believes the best investment that can be made rests in the prevention and understanding
of fatalities. The significant reduction in Australian road deaths is credited to the steady introduction
of safety measures including mandatory wearing of fitted seatbelts and helmets, not reliance on
heavy penalties3. Master Builders SA believes this provides the clearest lesson for the saving of lives
that should be adopted when considering whether this legislation will deliver the benefits claimed.
Key changes are needed to the proposed Planning Development and Infrastructure Bill.Read more here >
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A Builders Licence is required by law. Master Builders SA can assist you with applying for your license.