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


GFC triggers business expansion

Brisbane business Applied and Decorative Painting won the CSQ Award for Employer Commitment to Training (up to $20m turnover). We…

2 March, 2016


Industry partnerships key for Sunshine Coast Technical Trade Training Centre

Industry partnerships are the key to success at the Sunshine Coast Technical Trade Training Centre, according to Manager Tracie Warry.…

1 March, 2016

Industry Tradies & Small Businesses

Celebrating Women in Trades Day

An innovative ‘Celebrating Women in Trades Day’ aimed at increasing female apprenticeship participation will be launched in Brisbane on International…

29 February, 2016


Orbus3 pioneering new era in construction training

After just two years in operation Caboolture based training organisation Orbus3 is breaking new ground with training software tailored for…

26 February, 2016

Industry School Students & Career Seekers Tradies & Small Businesses

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