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A budget that continues to fuel the recovery


Tax offsets, fuel excise reductions and more support for first home buyers. In another big spending budget, small businesses in a range of sectors stand to benefit. The 2022-23 budget has assigned $2.8 billion to support apprenticeships, including $5,000 payments to new apprentices and up to $15,000 in wage subsidies for employers...

2021 Building Degree Winners Announced


The 2021 Building Degree Graduate winners were announced on Friday 25 March at the Top 50 Builders Luncheon held at Royal Randwick.

The luncheon was attended by over 100 people from all different sectors of the Building & Construction Industry. Guest speaker, Elisa Owen, Head of Australian Research at CoreLogic...

Late employee superannuation payments – what you need to know

  • Have you paid your employees late in any quarter (even by one or several days)?

  • Are you unsure of your superannuation obligations for contractors you engage in your business?

  • Are you looking to sell your business, and perform your own due diligence to ensure you have met your historical obligations? ...

Achievements to Recognise


Celebrating with our graduates.

Did you know that our Education and Skills Development Customer Service team get to know our students throughout the duration of their studies? On a regular basis the team is speaking with students on the phone and by email correspondance. We also get to know our students...

Grants extended for small business

The Australian and New South Wales governments have today extended Small Business and Primary Producer recovery grants to help residents impacted by a number of significant storm and flood events that occurred from October 2021 to March 2022.

Women win with record skills funding


Joint media release with The Hon Stuart Robert MP
Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business

The number of women taking up training as an apprentice or trainee has surged past pre-pandemic levels as the Morrison Government’s policies have delivered the opportunity for hundreds of thousands of women to...

MBA Strata Inspection Panel (SIP) Workshop – Expression of Interest


Master Builders Association NSW has established a Strata Inspection Panel (SIP). This is in response to the Strata Scheme Management Act 2015 for identified building industry organisations to prepare, establish and maintain a Strata Inspection Panel for Class 2 and 3 Buildings.

Any member interested in being included on the...

Class 2 Building Work Amendments

From 2 March 2022 the NSW Government has added two further building practitioner categories to enable builders to gain experience if they don’t already have the 5 years relevant practical experience.