Member Login

Browse By Year

  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.

    View Media Release
  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.

    View Media Release
  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.

    View Media Release
  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.

    View Media Release
  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.

    View Media Release
  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.

    View Media Release
  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.

    View Media Release
  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

    View Media Release
  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.

    View Media Release
  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.

    View Media Release