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Growing apprentice demand in Queenslands construction industry

The demand for apprentices in Queensland’s construction industry has increased by more than 54% over the last decade according to…

25 February, 2016


CSQ’s CEO talks about strengthening the sector

Brett Schimming spoke to CEO Magazine about strengthening the building and construction sector and supporting employers, workers, apprentices, and job…

11 February, 2016


CSQ’s 2016 Industry Survey is open!

We want to know what you’re seeing in Queensland’s building and construction industry and how this is affecting our workforce.…

4 February, 2016

Industry Tradies & Small Businesses

Tradie twins head to Vegas

Bricklayers Jack and Patrick Sommerfeld are heading to Las Vegas after being invited to compete in the ‘2016 Fastest Trowel…

2 February, 2016


Researchers predict prefabrication will transform Queensland construction industry

New research from CSQ and the CSIRO is predicting the construction industry will be transformed by prefabrication and modular housing…

1 February, 2016


7 big trends for the Queensland construction industry in 2016

The last five years have been a tumultuous time for the Queensland construction industry. During this relatively short period we…

27 January, 2016


Prefabricated versus Conventional Building – the battle for the future

Dr Stefan Hajkowicz is a Senior Principal Scientist at CSIRO, exploring future trends, risks and scenarios to help businesses plan for…

22 January, 2016

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Former number cruncher lays out his future

TAFE Queensland SkillsTech graduate, 24-year-old, James Sharvell of Everton Park was considering accountancy as his career choice when he was…

21 January, 2016

Industry School Students & Career Seekers

8 great tips for securing a construction apprenticeship in 2016

As Christmas and New Year’s festivities come to an end, many school leavers are turning their attention to careers and…

15 January, 2016

Industry Tradies & Small Businesses

SHE SKILLS build it, fix it, do it yourself, Sister!

Empowering women to imagine, design and create anything is Meg Solly’s mission, and she’s off to a flying start with…

11 January, 2016


Queensland Leads the Nation in Building Approvals

Residential building approvals in South-East Queensland are leading the nation, with the latest results showing the outlook is positive for…

8 January, 2016

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Painters Training Wheels

A new mobile training facility is changing the way training is being delivered in the regions. The Painters Training Wheels…

22 December, 2015