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  1. July 2017

    Confidence Surges With Peak In Residential Construction 14/07/2017

    The boom in residential building activity is reaching its crescendo with key indicators showing residential builders in the south eastern states enjoying near pre-GFC conditions.

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  2. Finance For New Homes Supports Positive Short Outlook 11/07/2017

    Finance for the construction of new dwellings rose by 2.4 per cent in May, adding a fourth consecutive month to its current run of growth. Total housing finance grew by 1.3 per cent in seasonally adjusted terms over the same period.

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  3. Fall In Approvals Firms Downward Trend In Residential Building Activity 04/07/2017

    Approvals for construction of new homes fell by 5.6 per cent in May, despite recording positive growth in April 2017.

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  4. June 2017

    $5,000 FHOG Boost Ends Today 30/06/2017

    First home-buyers who wish to build a new home have until midnight tonight to sign a building contract if they wish to receive a $5,000 “boost” payment from the state government.

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  5. Housing Indemnity Needs More Reform 27/06/2017

    The Master Builders Association has welcomed the Building Commission wanting to create a fairer housing indemnity insurance scheme in WA.

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  6. Mid-West is Down But Not Out 27/06/2017

    A jointly hosted Economics Forum in Geraldton has concluded that the mid-west region is experiencing similar challenges to the Perth metropolitan area.

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  7. Building Unions Must Stop Threats 21/06/2017

    Master Builders Australia condemns the threats made by some building union officials against ABCC inspectors and their families, and supports referrals to police and law enforcement agencies.

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  8. More Enforcement And Education Needed For Building Supply Chain 20/06/2017

    Statement by Denita Wawn, CEO of Master Builders Australia in response to concerns raised by Grenfell Tower fire

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  9. London Apartment Tower Fire, Are There Issues For Australia? 15/06/2017

    The fire at the Grenfell Tower in London has naturally led to speculation about the causal factors and the potential for it to happen in Australia.

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  10. Volatility Ahead as April Housing Finance Wipes Growth 09/06/2017

    The latest Housing Finance data for April 2017 released by the ABS continues to show volatility, recording a fall in the value of dwelling commitments of 1.6 per cent.

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