News & Media

The National Arboretum History in the Making

25 March 2011

The National Arboretum History in the Making

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.

Master Builders ACT Sponsors the first ACT Major Projects Conference 2011

17 March 2011

Master Builders ACT Sponsors the first ACT Major Projects Conference 2011

"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.

The ACT has a New Code of Practice in respect to Formwork

11 March 2011

The ACT has a New Code of Practice in respect to Formwork

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.

Important Message to Construction employers from the ACT Long Service Leave Authority

10 March 2011

Important Message to Construction employers from the ACT Long Service Leave Authority

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.

Goodwin raises $36,000 for Pine Lodge Evacuees

7 March 2011

Goodwin raises $36,000 for Pine Lodge Evacuees

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.

Hartley Lifecare thanks Master Builders - ACT for good deed

4 March 2011

Hartley Lifecare thanks Master Builders - ACT for good deed

We would like to thank the Master Builders Association of the ACT and their members and colleagues, building company Classic Constructions and building suppliers FAW Building Supplies, for the construction of a wonderful pergola for our daughter and her two housemates.  All the young women are intellectually disabled.  They moved into a newly constructed Housing ACT house in Franklin in July 2010.  The house is managed and staffed by Hartley Lifecare.

Australia Institute of Building Address - Colonel Ian Cumming CSC

4 March 2011

Australia Institute of Building Address - Colonel Ian Cumming CSC

The Australian Capital Territory Chapter of the Australian Institute of Building is delighted to invite you to participate in the following free Chapter event.

Defence Housing Australia Request for Tender- Residential Repair and Maintenance Services panel

2 March 2011

Defence Housing Australia Request for Tender- Residential Repair and Maintenance Services panel

DHA is calling for tender submissions from suitable contractors and tradespeople with the intention to appoint successful applicants to the Residential Repair and Maintenance Services Panel.

NAWIC Celebrates International Woman's Day

23 February 2011

NAWIC Celebrates International Woman's Day

The National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) wishes to invite members and friends, Women in Engineering, Women in Project Management, Women in Utilities, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Property Council of Australia to join them in celebrating the centenary of International Women’s Day.

Forum Australia's Nurturing the Dream of Owning a Home discussion

21 February 2011

Forum Australia's Nurturing the Dream of Owning a Home discussion

This discussion will focus on the challenges and opportunities of aiming to achievethe dream of owning a home in the current Australian environment.