2019 Media Releases

Solid Lending Figures Indicate Brightening Housing Outlook For 2020

December 17, 2019

Housing finance data for October 2019 points to improved housing outlook for 2020

MYEFO Shows Redoubled Commitment To Economic Growth And Productivity Needed

December 16, 2019

Master Builders calls on the Government to redouble its commitment to kick-starting economic growth and boosting productivity

Union Threats Of 'Old School' Thuggery At Aged Care Facility Shows Need For Ensuring Integrity Laws

December 16, 2019

CFMMEU threats to go 'old school' on a builder of an aged care facility show why the Senate should pass the Ensuring Integrity Bill

Time To Make Director Identification Numbers Law

December 6, 2019

Master Builders backs moves to make Director Identification Numbers law

GDP Continues To Limp As Engineering Construction Hits 11 Year Low

December 4, 2019

September 2019 GDP data shows the economy is suffering as engineering construction hits 11 year low

Ensuring Integrity Bill

November 28, 2019

The decision by some cross bench senators to reject the Ensuring Integrity Bill is a bitter blow to the building and construction industry

Slow Project Roll-Out Drags Construction To 3 Year Low

November 27, 2019

Slow roll-out of infrastructure construction is dragged the volume of construction work to a 3 year low

'We know where you live and we'll get you' latest CFMMEU bullying shows why the Ensuring Integrity laws are needed

November 19, 2019

ABCC proceedings against the CFMMEU show why the Ensuring Integrity laws are needed

Protect Small Business From Union Bullies - Pass The Ensuring Integrity Laws

November 3, 2019

Master Builders call on the Senate to pass the Ensuring Integrity Laws to protect small building businesses from CFMMEU bullying

Builders Welcome Release Of Building Reform Framework

October 23, 2019

Master Builders welcomed release of Australian Building Codes Board framework for implementation of the Shergold Weir Report recommendations

Builders Back Treasurer's Focus On Fast Tracking Infrastructure

October 11, 2019

Master Builders response to commitment by the nation's treasurers to focus on fast-tracking infrastructure construction at the Council on Federal Financial Relations

Building Work Endures Further Contraction

October 10, 2019

Building activity shrank by 5.5% during the June 2019 quarter to record its weakest result in two years

Builders Welcome Passage Of Ensuring Integrity Laws

July 31, 2019

Master Builders welcomes House of Representatives passing the Ensuring Integrity Bill, calls on Senate to pass the Bill

No Sign Yet Of Interest Rare Bounce In Building Approvals

July 30, 2019

Building approvals for June 2019 show no sign of approving following the cut in official interest rates made by the RBA

Joint Industry Statement On Building Regulation

July 15, 2019

Master Builders in a Joint Statement with the Property Council of Australia, Ai Group, Insurance Council Australia and ACIF call on state and territory governments to implement the Shergold - Weir Report recommendations