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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - 13/06/2013
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 24th and 25th June ASIST can best be compared to first aid or CPR. It is the provision of immediate assistance to a person with suicidal thoughts in order to increase their immediate safety
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FRAUDULENT FIRE TEST REPORTS - 12/06/2013
It has come to the attention of BRANZ that documents purporting to have been issued by BRANZ in the name of fire Retardant Technologies Pty Ltd for Firetard 120 are fabrications which have been produced illegally. Click here to download
HOUSING FINANCE FIGURES PROVIDE GREATER OPTIMISM - 11/06/2013
Housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics provide further optimism of a nascent upturn in residential building. After a strong rise in March, the total number of dwelling commitments rose 0.8 per cent in April, seasonally
MASTER BUILDERS OPPOSES ADDITIONAL 457 MEASURES - 04/06/2013
Master Builders strongly opposes proposed measures announced by Immigration Minister, the Hon. Brendan O’Connor MP, requiring businesses to prove all local labour options have been exhausted prior to recruiting a skilled migrant. Wilhelm Harnisch, Chief Executive Officer of Master Builders
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION IN THE DOLDRUMS - 30/05/2013
Construction work done figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics confirm trading conditions in the building and construction industry remain worryingly in the doldrums. The overall value of construction work done fell by 2.0 per cent, seasonally adjusted,
Building and Construction Recovery on the Horizon - 20/05/2013
Master Builders Australia today released forecasts for the building and construction industry showing a mixed recovery across the three major sectors based on a positive growth path over the three year forecast period to 2015 16. The forecasts are derived