News & Media
Representatives of the Japanese Government in Australia have approached the National Association of Forest Industries (NAFI) asking for assistance from Australian companies with the capacity to supply temporary dwellings for residents displaced by the recent earthquake and tsunami.
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) in conjunction with Master Builders are conducting an national education campaign on the Building and Construction General On-Site Award 2010. The free seminars provide information on the types of employment available under the Award (covering daily and weekly hire, casual employment, piece work, shift work and apprenticeships).
BCA 2011 will incorporate some significant changes, especially regarding access to buildings. There are also looming issues for the industry regarding the quality of building work and the potential regulatory changes that are being proposed to address this issue. If you are a builder, architect, designer or building professional, it is extremely important that you are up to date with the potential implications of regulations that can impact on your profession.
The latest issue of the Canberra Building News will hit the shelves next week and be sent to Master Builders members at the same time. In this issue we look at Master Builders Group Training and how they are building pathways for apprentices, major changes to building codes and the cost implications, Matrix National Group launches a new look plus much more.
Did you know that 1 in 3 Australians need blood and only 1 in 30 people donate? When you give blood you give life!
Village Building Co.(VBC) is delighted to sponsor this iconic development which will become an important component of Canberra’s tourist fabric. Village is donating $1m over 4 years towards construction of the Arboretum Information Centre, as the Company’s contribution to Canberra’s Centenary.
"Investing in Infrastructure, Investing in our future"Master Builders is excited to be a sponsor of the first annual ACT Major Projects Conference from 29 – 30 March, 2011 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra.
An approved ACT Code of Practice is a practical guide to help workers and businesses achieve the standard of health, safety and wellbeing of people required by the Work Safety Act 2008 and Work Safety Regulation 2009.
In the most recent ACT Long Service Leave Authority Newsletter, employers were advised that the Authority was implementing a new database system and introducing web-based electronic returns which will make the return process much easier for employers and the Authority.
When the residents of Rocklea’s Pine Lodge Home for the Aged were evacuated on 12 January, they thought they’d be away for a few days at the most. Instead, the home was extensively damaged by the disastrous floods that swept through Brisbane, and the building and facilities were rendered completely uninhabitable.
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