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Media Release State Budget 2020/21

Media Release State Budget 2020/21

Builders, subcontractors, tradies, apprentices and suppliers will benefit from the Marshall Government’s Budget, says Master Builders SA. However, CEO Ian Markos said there was a missed opportunity to announce major new commercial building projects that would protect...

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Building Indemnity Insurance premiums to rise

Building Indemnity Insurance premiums to rise

Effective 2 November 2020, QBE will be implementing premium increases to Building Indemnity Insurance (BII) also known as Builders Warranty, in South Australia. Increase to builder premiums by 10% Increase to the multi-unit loading by 5%. The multi-unit loading will...

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Master Builders Secures Massive Housing Stimulus

Master Builders Secures Massive Housing Stimulus

Master Builders SA has secured a massive win for residential building. The Morrison Government’s “HomeBuilder” program, announced today, will provide eligible owner-occupiers (not just first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home or substantially...

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Support for job creation a key win for businesses

Support for job creation a key win for businesses

The $109 million set aside to trigger 14,000 new jobs in this year’s State Budget answers a key call from Master Builders SA to allow businesses to enjoy a tax holiday when they commit to a new job for at least two years, Chief Executive Officer Ian Markos said. “We...

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SHEQ Alert – Construction Dust

SHEQ Alert – Construction Dust

What is RCS? RCS is silica dust and is found in stone, rock, sand, gravel, and clay. RCS can be found in (but not limited to) the following products:  bricks  tiles concrete  cement fiber board When these materials are cut, drilled, ground, or sanded, or when dry...

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State Budget 2018: The Essentials

State Budget 2018: The Essentials

The 2018 State Budget kicks some goals but ignores first home buyers. You can access our media release here. You can access our member update here. For details, keep reading.Infrastructure  The total infrastructure spend over four years is $11.3 billion. An additional...

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Population growth the key to economic growth

Population growth the key to economic growth

Building approvals data released by the ABS today highlights why population growth is so important for the building industry and the wider economy, Master Builders SA says. The trend estimate for the total number of private sector houses in South Australia was flat in...

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Home ownership must not be an unattainable dream

Home ownership must not be an unattainable dream

Home ownership will be an unattainable dream for most young South Australians unless stamp duty exemptions are introduced, Master Builders SA says. According to ABS data out today, the number of loans to South Australian first home buyers fell to the lowest amount in...

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