Industry School Students & Career Seekers

7 great tips for securing a construction apprenticeship on the Gold Coast

As construction activity heats up on the Gold Coast, a host of exciting new job opportunities are opening up to…

31 May, 2016


Submission for Security of Payment discussion paper

Research has identified the construction industry as the number one industry with businesses at risk of default within the next…

19 April, 2016

Industry Recognising Excellence

Date announced for CSQ Excellence Awards 2016

This year marks 21 years that CSQ has hosted the Excellence Awards for the building and construction industry, and we…

15 April, 2016


CSQ heads to the regions with Master Builders BUSSQ Roadshow 2016

CSQ is heading to the regions and will be presenting industry outlooks and trends as part of the Master Builders…

13 April, 2016


Eco-friendly carpenter carving out career in construction

Brisbane carpenter Jeremy Lennon is a young man on a fast track to success in the construction industry as a…

11 April, 2016

Industry Recognising Excellence

Design innovation leads to industry award

Building design is one of over 70 career paths in the building and construction industry. Here we profile building designer…

4 April, 2016


New partnership boosts training opportunities for Gold Coast construction industry

Grocon, CSQ and the Minister for the Commonwealth Games Stirling Hinchliffe have today launched an innovative program which will deliver…

1 April, 2016

Industry School Students & Career Seekers Tradies & Small Businesses

Trade School fast tracks plumbing career

James Fallon went to trade school to fast track his plumbing career, and says it was the best decision he…

15 March, 2016


Cairns industry workshop provides glimpse into the future of the construction industry

CSQ and the CSIRO hosted a symposium in Cairns yesterday to discuss the long term impact of technological changes in…

11 March, 2016


Premier awards ambassadorship to mark World Plumbing Day

This morning Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk MP awarded the state’s first Ambassadorship for Women in Plumbing to trailblazing Brisbane tradie Rebecca…

11 March, 2016


Major project work in Queensland poised to turn the corner

A new report released by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) and the Queensland Major Contractors Association (QMCA) shows that major project…

9 March, 2016


Queensland female tradies breaking new ground on IWD

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day today, Construction Skills Queensland is taking the opportunity to highlight the significant progress…

8 March, 2016