2018 Media Releases

More Funding To Stop Bullying Welcome

December 12, 2018

Master Builders welcomes more funding for the ABCC to counter bullying on construction sites

Lending for Housing Investors Worst Since 2013

December 10, 2018

ABS data shows lending to housing investors at its lowest level since 2013

Union Appeal To High Court Refused

December 6, 2018

The High Court rejected the CFMMEU's appeal

Home Renovations At 14 Year High

December 5, 2018

Home renovations at 14 year high

New Home Building Remains Solid Despite Credit Crunch

November 28, 2018

Latest construction work done data points to new home building remaining solid in the September 2018 quarter despite the credit crunch

Labor Must Be Consistent On Lawbreakers

November 8, 2018

Labor must be consistent and crack down on company directors and union officials who break the law

Rental Inflation Weakest In Quarter Of A Century

October 31, 2018

Pace of rental increase slowest in 25 years

Approvals For Detached Houses Sink To Five Year Low

October 30, 2018

Building approvals for detached houses sink to the lowest level in five years

CFMMEU Fined Yet Again For Bullying Small Business

October 18, 2018

CFMMEU and six officials fined by Federal Court for bullying contractors for not having a union EBA

Lending To Property Investors Declines In Most Australian States

October 16, 2018

ABS figures show lending to property investors fell in most of the country in the year to August 2018

First Home Buyers Best In Six Years

October 12, 2018

ABS shows that First Home Buyers share of housing finance was the highest for six years

Labor's decision to back the Morrison Government on fast tracking tax relief for SMEs and sole traders is welcome

October 12, 2018

Labor's decision support the Morrison Government's tax cuts for small and medium businesses and sole traders is welcomed by Master Builders

Builders Back Fast Tracking SME Tax Relief

October 11, 2018

Government's move to bring forward tax relief for SMEs and sole traders is backed by Master Builders

More Than 7000 Days In Just Three Months Lost To Construction Union Strikes

September 7, 2018

ABS stats for the June quarter 2018 show more than 7000 working days lost to construction union strikes

CFMMEU Should Learn To Obey The Law Before Trying To Change It

September 6, 2018

Master Builders response to CFMMEU rally against the ABCC