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Land Tax Reform Package Submission

Land Tax Reform Package Submission

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...

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ABCC Imposes New Security of Payment Reporting Requirements

ABCC Imposes New Security of Payment Reporting Requirements

The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) has established new mandatory reporting requirements for when code covered contractors must report payment disputes or delays to the ABCC. Industry participants must transition to these reporting requirements...

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Submission to ODASSA on the Design Guidelines

Submission to ODASSA on the Design Guidelines

Whatever the document aspires to, it is not “best practice”.  To the extent that it is intended to comprise a canon of design axioms of universal application to residential design, it falls short.  It contains a curious mixture of obvious design platitudes and...

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State Budget 2017

State Budget 2017

South Australia needs to invest in the nexus between new and growing industries and population retention and growth if it is to create economic success.

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Review of Security of Payment Laws

Review of Security of Payment Laws

South Australia has recently undertaken two reviews of its Security of Payment laws. The review of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 by retired District Court Judge Alan Moss, which was completed in February 2015...The State...

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Five Steps for More Affordable Housing

Five Steps for More Affordable Housing

Today, Master Builders Australia has called for five steps for more affordable housing - a top policy priority in its Federal Election campaign Strong Building, Strong Economy. It adavnces Master Builders policy agenda to tackle the real causes of the housing...

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Occupational Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation

Occupational Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation

Master Builders SA believes the best investment that can be made rests in the prevention and understanding of fatalities. The significant reduction in Australian road deaths is credited to the steady introduction of safety measures including mandatory wearing of...

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