About the office

YOUR LOCAL SERVICES

The Newcastle Office is the largest office outside the Sydney Metropolitan area. The Newcastle office services the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens and the Hunter Valley. 

 

MEMBER SERVICES

Luke Reeves in the NSW Regional and Division Manager and his local knowledge and experience compliments the advice and service delivered by our specialist teams in both Newcastle and Sydney. 

Ebony Devlin is the Regional Coordinator who is on the road throughout the region meeting and assisting local members. Ebony can meet with you personally, or organise a consultation with an industry specialist. Call Ebony on 0412 980 829 to discuss your requirements.

Eliza Sharpe and Lauren Linnen are on hand to assist you with your contract purchases, site signage, award entries, event and training registrations.

 

MBA EVENTS AND AWARDS

The MBA Regional Awards encourage, promote and recognise best practice in residential and commercial building across regional New South Wales, rewarding outstanding workmanship, innovation and teamwork. 

CPD (Continuous Professional Development) is a requirement in NSW for all residential builders and pool builders who must undertake 12 CPD points per year to maintain their building licence. CPD Seminar attendees can earn up to 12 CPD points (full day), covering their full annual requirement. If a partner or business associate accompanies an attendee, they can accumulate up to four (4) extra points which can be carried over to your next year's requirement.

Please contact our Regional Awards & Events Team on 02 4953 9400 or email Rebeccah Kilmurray, Awards Team Lead at rkilmurray@mbansw.asn.au or Andrea Cross, Event Coordinator at across@mbansw.asn.au. 

 

MBA SAFETY SERVICES

The area of Work Health and Safety (WHS) has become an increasingly important aspect to all organisations and individuals working in the Building and Construction Industry. John McGhee, Safety Officer can assist the members with advice on safe work practices, site inspections, procedures, work health management systems and site auditing. 

 

MBA INSURANCE SERVICES

For Home Building Compensation Fund enquiries, Jayne Cornwell can assist you with any of your home warranty needs, from certificates through to the review of your eligibility. Jayne is in the Newcastle office on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Jayne can be contacted on 02 4953 9400

For your construction and general insurance, your consultant is Leeanne Farmer. Leeanne can meet with you personally at your office to discuss your needs. Leeanne is in the Newcastle office on Tuesday and Wednesday's. Leeanne can be contacted on 02 4953 9400, along with Shannan Cummings and Barbara Sou.

 

MBA APPRENTICES

Brett, Megan and the team can assist you with your trainee and apprenticeship requirements in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

For more information visit their website

 

LOCAL DIVISION

In the Hunter region, members stay informed and connected through the local division. 

The division has an active committee which meets regularly to discuss local industry issues. Check out our Upcoming Local Events below to find out when your next Division meeting will be held.