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  1. October 2018

    WA housing approvals lowest since 2001 30/10/2018

    The sustained drop in housing approvals shows the residential building sector is under enormous pressure and needs assistance, according to Master Builders Executive Director John Gelavis.

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  2. Master Builders look forward to Fiocco report 30/10/2018

    The Master Builders Association has written to Commerce Minister Bill Johnston urging the quick release of the Fiocco Review report and discussion paper into security of payment reform.

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  3. Labor policy to further damage WA Housing 23/10/2018

    The ALP’s proposed changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax at federal level would deliver a further blow to WA’s already frail residential building sector, according to newly released economic modelling.

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  4. Stimulus needed as WA investors vacate market 17/10/2018

    New figures revealing a sharp drop in residential investment have spurred Master Builders Executive Director John Gelavis to appeal to the WA Government for economic assistance.

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  5. Church and pub win Mid-West building awards 13/10/2018

    The restoration of Geraldton’s unique St Francis Xavier Cathedral and the spectacular remodelling of a crumbling outback pub have won building awards in the Mid-West region.

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  6. Builders Welcome Training Levy Change 04/10/2018

    The Master Builders Association has welcomed the extension of the 0.2% Construction Training Fund (CTF) levy on engineering construction projects in the mining/resource sector.

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  7. September 2018

    Construction greatness in the Great Southern 17/09/2018

    Two building projects in Albany have been judged the best of the year for the Great Southern region.

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  8. Builders Opposed to Impost on Foreign Investors 13/09/2018

    The Master Builders Association is urging the McGowan Government to reconsider its plans to increase the Foreign Buyer Investment Tax from 4 per cent to 7 per cent.

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  9. August 2018

    Building triumphs in the Goldfields and Esperance region 30/08/2018

    A high school in the Goldfields and a rural home overlooking the ocean outside Esperance have won the region’s premier building awards.

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  10. Builders defend their integrity 20/08/2018

    The dishonest practices revealed in the current Health Department scandal do not exist in mainstream larger construction contracts across WA, according to the Master Builders Association.

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