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    • 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.    Understandably, some have raised questions about the role of building products and the

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    • BUILDERS BACK BOOST FOR SMALL BUSINESS - 25/05/2017

      The Government’s move to extend the duration and expand the eligibility of the $20,000 tax write off, introduced in the Parliament today, will be a boost for small builders and tradies.  “Master Builders Australia strongly backs the initiative, particularly lifting

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    • CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED A RECORD $1 MILLION FOR ELECTRIC SHOCK - 11/05/2017

      Construction Company WGA Pty Ltd (WGA) has been convicted and fined $1 million after the NSW District Court found that its director deliberately let a subcontractor work near live high voltage powerlines in order to avoid delaying a construction project.

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    • BUDGET MUST TACKLE HIDDEN TAXES - 09/05/2017

      “The Budget must provide financial incentives for state governments to slash the hidden taxes, charges, red tape and regulatory creep that are driving up house prices,” says Master Builders CEO Denita Wawn.  “The real cost of building new homes has

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    • CFMEU FINED $500K OVER CAMPAIGN AGAINST KANE CONSTRUCTIONS - 11/04/2017

      The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has been slapped with almost half a million dollars’ worth of fines by a federal court judge after it was found to have breached the Fair Work Act by co ordinating a “targeted”

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    • DECEPTIVE USE OF SAFETY LAWS CONDEMNED - 31/03/2017

      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.  “State and territory WHS laws

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