Construction superstars honoured at CSQ Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 CSQ Excellence Awards announced at the gala event in Brisbane on Friday. Supported…

16 November, 2015


Public consultation process for workplace chemical exposure standards

Safe Work Australia invites you to express your views about workplace exposure standards for hazardous chemicals used in workplaces in…

11 November, 2015


Renovation Boom Hits Queensland

Queenslanders are renovating their homes in large numbers, with more than 57,000 renovations at an average cost of $33,000 each…

10 November, 2015


Building approvals up 20 per cent

  Queensland’s building industry is experiencing positive growth, with residential building approvals up more than 20 per cent across the…

4 November, 2015

Industry Recognising Excellence

From teacher to toolbelt – mature-age apprentice takes out top Award

A North Queensland teacher turned tradie was announced as the winner of the CSQ Apprentice of the Year at the…

4 November, 2015

Industry School Students & Career Seekers

From blast-proof labs to operating theatres – you never know where a career in construction will take you!

Cawley Grant is a foreman on one of Queensland’s major construction projects – the Sunshine Coast Public University Hospital. Starting…

3 November, 2015


Building Big in FNQ

Important discussions will be had in FNQ this week. Many of them will take place today at the Cairns instalment…

30 October, 2015


Major Projects Report highlights need for skills retention

CSQ is encouraging employers across the state to continue investing in training following the release of the 2015 Major Projects…

28 October, 2015


Expert-led board appointed to build Queensland’s future

The Palaszczuk Government today announced the eight-member board of Building Queensland, delivering a key election commitment and ensuring a whole-of-government…

28 October, 2015


Housing development breaks new ground

A new housing project in Morayfield is rewriting the rules of residential development and providing an exciting range of training…

23 October, 2015


Forget 3D printers for now think about wearables

There’s a lot of hype around technologies that will change the future like 3D printing and advanced robotics. Talk of…

21 October, 2015


Skills, saws and renovations

Gold Coast carpenter Ben Archard used CSQ funding to complete a Certificate III in Carpentry, which helped him to obtain…

19 October, 2015