26 February 2018

“Master Builders Australia congratulates the Hon Michael McCormack MP on becoming Leader of the Nationals and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia,” Denita Wawn, CEO of Master Builders Australia said.

“Master Builders looks forward to working with the Deputy Prime Minister to advance policies that support the building and construction industry in playing its crucial role in providing employment to more than one million Australians, training more than 50,000 apprentices each year and building strong local economies across the country,” she said.

“We appreciate Mr McCormack’s strong support for the role of small business. Around 370,000 small building firms make up 98 per cent of the building industry and Master Builders’ members are building prosperity, growth and jobs in every city, town and region around Australia,” Denita Wawn said.