This year’s State Budget is a time for serious action and a time for making hard decisions, Master Builders SA says.
“For me, the number one issue for South Australia is jobs,” said Master Builders SA CEO Ian Markos.Read more >
Three key factors to building a stronger South Australia are population growth, a skilled workforce and the ‘right’ macro environment for businesses to prosper and employ more people. The only way for South Australia to shake its unwanted reputation as an unemployment hot spot is a relentless focus on reducing the cost of doing business. All government policy decisions should be framed with this overriding goal firmly in mind.
Given the importance of our industry to the state’s economy it was unbelievable that we were not included in the Marshall Government’s
Master Builders SA wants a land tax regime that encourages people to invest in South Australia.
Investment drives jobs and economic growth. It is the backbone of our economy.
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Master Builders SA welcomes the increase in the tax-free threshold to $450,000 and the reduction in the top rate to 2.4%. However, the draft bill does not change the attack on a major job creating sector. A large portion of the 8% of individuals and 25% of companies the government admits will be worse off who generate significant, if not the most investment in South Australia. The Marshall Government does not appear to have properly considered the consequences of targeting this group.Read the submission here >
Low income earners, builders, subcontractors, tradies and apprentices will all benefit from the Marshall Government’s $104.5 million Housing Stimulus Package, Master Builders SA says.Read more >
Builders around the country will back the key initiatives in the Federal Budget that will help promote economic growth across the country.Read more >
Our five point plan to rejuvenate the housing sector and help more first homebuyers get into the market.
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Industry participants must transition to these reporting requirements by 1 September 2018.Read more >
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
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