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  1. April 2017

    Labor’s New Housing Affordability Policies Important Contribution To The Debate 21/04/2017

    Labor’s new housing affordability policies are an important contribution to the national debate and are welcomed by Master Builders Australia.

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  2. Changes To Skilled Migration Program Welcomed 18/04/2017

    Changes to the temporary skilled migration program announced today are welcomed by Master Builders Australia.

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  3. Building More New Homes Key To Housing Policy Challenges 10/04/2017

    Building more new homes is the only solution to tackling the nation’s multiple housing policy challenges and Master Builders Australia welcomes the Treasurer’s recognition that this is the case in his speech today.

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  4. Disparity In Two Speed Housing Market Widens 06/04/2017

    The continuing housing boom in Sydney and Melbourne has driven business confidence to a two year high in the latest National Survey of Building and Construction for the March quarter 2017.

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  5. Population Growth Underpins Strong Housing Demand 03/04/2017

    The two-speed splits in the nation’s housing markets were again highlighted in the ABS February 2017 building approvals data that shows activity is still firmly centred in Melbourne and Sydney, which combined were responsible for two in every three residential building approvals, according to Master Builders Australia.

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  6. March 2017

    Company Tax Cut A Big Win For Builders 31/03/2017

    The Senate’s passing of the Government’s company tax cut for businesses turning over less than $50 million is a win for the building and construction industry, the economy and the community.

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  7. Pragmatic And Targeted Approach To Residential Investor Lending Welcome 31/03/2017

    Master Builders welcomes the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) announcement of measures to address the growth in low deposit and interest only finance for residential property investors.

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  8. Deceptive Use Of Safety Laws Condemned 30/03/2017

    Master Builders Australia has called out new ACTU Secretary McManus for claims that it is unjust for union officials to have to provide 24 hours’ notice to enter building sites when lives are at risk.

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  9. Company Tax Cut Needed As Resource Construction Dips To Seven Year Low 29/03/2017

    The value of resource and civil construction (engineering construction) has fallen to its lowest level since March 2009 confirming the need for policy reforms to aid the economy in getting over the construction phase of the mining boom.

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  10. Perth Needs a West Coast Approach to Housing Affordability 28/03/2017

    Strategies to improve housing affordability will need to be different in Western Australia compared to the eastern states.

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