End the political games

End the political games

The CFMEU’s promise to create new battlegrounds over hospitality and retail wages shows it values political games more than the needs of the sector it purports to represent, Master Builders SA says. The construction union yesterday vowed to lead a “Work Choices”...
Drop in much-needed investment

Drop in much-needed investment

South Australia’s commercial building sector needs a new series of projects to fill jobs likely to suffer from a 10 per cent fall in activity, Master Builders SA says. Data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows new non-residential construction...
Safety too important for games

Safety too important for games

Two weeks ago the construction union called on members to march on Parliament House today to end worksite deaths. But two days ago, safety took a back seat as the CFMEU instead took aim at Senator NickXenophon. The protest was no longer about safety, but was now about...
Avoid a Commonwealth work ban

Avoid a Commonwealth work ban

This Fact Sheet can be downloaded as a PDF here. Businesses will be banned from Commonwealth-funded work if they don’t act NOW to meet the requirements of Building Code 2016. Changes to the Building Code 2016 expected to be passed next week will prevent businesses...

A win for South Australians

Cutting the time available for the building industry to meet the requirements of the Building Code 2016 is a win for South Australians, Master Builders SA says. The reduction of the transition period from two years to seven months will increase pressure on industry to...