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    • MENTORING PROGRAM FOR WOMEN IN BUILDING - 10/08/2017

      A mentoring program designed to support women in the building and construction industry is being launched today by Master Builders Australia.  Part of Master Builders Advancing Women in Building and Construction initiative which is currently being rolled out throughout the

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    • INSURER MOVE ON CLADDING CONCERN PUTS BUILDING OWNERS, CERTIFIERS AT RISK - 08/08/2017

      Building owners could find themselves without a way to claw back rectification costs, after insurer efforts to exclude liability for private certifiers over non-compliant cladding.

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    • DON'T BE FOOLED BY THE CFMEU - 07/08/2017

      Master Builders Australia has today launched a campaign highlighting the benefits of the ABCC and Building Code 2016. The campaign “Don’t be fooled by the CFMEU” aims to raise community awareness about some of the many benefits the ABCC and

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    • APPROVALS SHOW APARTMENTS ARE TAKING THE BRUNT OF THE FALL - 02/08/2017

      The lumpy result in monthly building approvals data continues, with total dwelling approvals up by 10.9 per cent in the month of June 2017.  However the longer term trend shows sustained weakness with total approvals down by 2.3 per cent

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    • BE AWARE OF FRAUDULENT EMAILS - 11/07/2017

      MBA Lawyers has received a number of reports recently regarding scammers sending fraudulent emails and obtaining funds. A common scenario is that the client receives an email from the builder’s actual email address, or from an email address which has

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    • SAFEWORK NSW ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SAFETY CRACKDOWN - 29/06/2017

      Members are advised that SafeWork NSW has announced a safety crackdown on the construction industry, following a recent spike in serious injuries to workers on Sydney building sites. In the past week alone, three workers sustained injuries in falls from

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