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Governments leading the way with modern methods of construction5 Jun 2024

Modern Methods of Construction (MCC) offer the opportunity to rethink how we design and build much-needed housing. The Queensland Government’s commitment to create up to 600 new modular homes will speed up the rollout of much needed housing, while also demonstrating the benefits of MMC.

New government policy targets increased apprenticeship numbers on major projects29 May 2024

The Australian Skills Guarantee Procurement Connected Policy will be a win for the construction industry, helping to boost apprenticeship and trainee opportunities across the country.

Australia is the #1 destination for skilled migrants. Let's not waste it.9 May 2024

A recent report on global talent has found Australia is the number one work destination for overseas workers. This is good news for the Built Environment Sector, with labour shortages predicted over the coming years. A strategic approach to skilled migration will be essential to meet future workforce needs.