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

Industry Tradies & Small Businesses

From baby boomers to Gen Z: How to effectively manage a multi-generational workforce

Stephen Veness is Group Manager of Davidson Projects & Operations. With eight years experience in construction recruitment he has gained…

21 December, 2015


Skills hub a success on the Sunshine Coast

The Work Shop (TWS) began in 2013 as a unique pilot project to create a construction employment and skills hub,…

17 December, 2015

Industry Tradies & Small Businesses

Future of plumbing industry in safe hands with Ipswich Plumber

Ipswich resident Nathan Morgan is a construction trainer who leads by example. The teacher from Services Trades College Australia was…

16 December, 2015


Tiny House – Big Dreams

Lara Nobel is flying high after winning the 2015 CSQ Excellence Award for Construction Apprentice of the Year. She followed…

15 December, 2015