AWCI Joint Gauges

By |2021-10-11T00:22:43+00:00October 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The AWCI Joint Gauges are an important and useful tool for contractors, tradies, apprentices, builders, actually….anyone who works in the wall and ceiling industry, it is going to make your job easier making sure the job is complaint and correct to the Australia Standards on plasterboard joints and angle tolerances. Available for purchase in

Start an apprenticeship and never look back

By |2021-09-27T22:56:01+00:00September 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Footballer Harrison Wigg appeared to have his AFL career mapped out when he was drafted by his hometown club Adelaide at pick 35 at the 2014 national draft. Despite being an under-18 All-Australian, the talented defender was unable to break into the Crows strong AFL team and was traded to Gold Coast three years

SEQ lockdown – Building and Construction Industry Update #3

By |2021-08-06T04:24:43+00:00August 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Lockdown for the eleven local government areas of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Logan, Noosa, Redland, Scenic Rim, Somerset and Sunshine Coast is currently due to end at 4pm, Sunday 8 August 2021. Queensland Health has reconfirmed that the building and construction can continue at this time and we thank industry

Business support grants open mid August 2021

By |2021-08-05T04:03:23+00:00August 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Applications for the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants will open in mid-August. Your business may be eligible for financial support through the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants. $5,000 grants will be made available to small and medium businesses across Queensland affected by the COVID-19 lockdown that commenced on Saturday 31 July 2021 and lockdowns

Covid Lockdown Day 2 – 3rd August 2021

By |2021-08-02T22:15:13+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

As you will have heard, the hard lockdown for the eleven local government areas of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Logan, Noosa, Redland, Scenic Rim, Somerset and Sunshine Coast has been extended until 4pm Sunday 8 August 2021 to help stop the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of

Changes to fire protection licensing laws

By |2021-01-14T00:51:50+00:00January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Recent events around the world have highlighted the importance of fire protection in buildings and the need to effectively regulate this work. A new, streamlined, fire protection licensing framework will be rolled out from 1 May 2021. The new framework is industry-led and is based on extensive consultation across industry and government. The changes

Embracing Technology – Because it Isn’t Ever Going to be the Same!

By |2020-06-11T00:44:20+00:00June 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

There is no doubt that the radical shift in the way that we are communicating through this current crisis will set the runway for the future ahead. There will be no going back, at least to the ‘old normal’. There will be a ‘new normal’. Even for those who are

Letter from the President – Thank you for your support

By |2020-04-29T06:52:14+00:00April 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Dear Member In the coming days and weeks, you will be receiving a renewal invitation for the 2020/21 financial year. We hope you take the opportunity to renew your membership with the Association. There are many reasons why a membership to your own industry peak body is important, and recent events have proven as

How to Win More of the Business You Want!

By |2020-04-29T00:46:54+00:00April 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|

What business are you in? What are you in the business of? This is not a trick. In fact, this is ‘the’ most important question to know the answer to, when looking to increase your sales conversion rate. When asked this question, most will answer: Service? People? My trade? and so on. The reality

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