News

Advocacy WIN – Timber update

Advocacy WIN – Timber update

Master Builders SA’s strong lobbying has again been reflected in the Marshall Liberal Government 2021/22 State Budget announcements. A number of key issues and projects Master Builders SA called for in our State Budget submission have been announced. Building and...

read more
State Budget 2021/2022

State Budget 2021/2022

Master Builders SA’s strong lobbying has again been reflected in the Marshall Liberal Government 2021/22 State Budget announcements. A number of key issues and projects Master Builders SA called for in our State Budget submission have been announced. Building and...

read more
HomeBuilder commencement deadline extension

HomeBuilder commencement deadline extension

Extension of Homebuilder construction commencement time requirement provides much needed breathing space for the building industry.  The HomeBuilder commencement timeframe extension announced by the Morrison Government is a huge relief for the building industry which,...

read more
Materials Shortage

Materials Shortage

South Australia’s building industry is currently experiencing unprecedented demand for new homes due to the massive popularity of the HomeBuilder grant, and record low interest rates. When HomeBuilder was announced in June last year, the government estimated about...

read more
Born to Build

Born to Build

South Australia’s building and construction industry is focused on the development and transfer of skills into a life-long career. Master Builders SA strongly supports the Marshall Government’s focus on promoting apprenticeships, in particular pathways between high...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more

Need more information?

Contact our communications team today to find out more about our publications.

Contact Us

Email Us