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Ministerial Construction Council Communique May 2019

Ministerial Construction Council Communique May 2019 - Tue Jun 18 2019 - The Ministerial Construction Council met in Brisbane on 8 May 2019 to further industry consultation on building and construction industry reforms and discuss the emerging challenge of professional indemnity insurance

New home breaks down barriers

New home breaks down barriers - Tue Jun 04 2019 - Gaile couldn’t be happier with her new home at Muru-kutchi Gardens in Maroochydore. After moving in less than a year ago, Gaile is enjoying freedom and friends because of the move.

New unit complex brings sense of community

New unit complex brings sense of community - Tue Jun 04 2019 - Muru-kutchi Gardens was named in honour of Maroochydore’s Indigenous heritage and is a three-storey complex with 16, one-bedroom units. Find out more about the community.

Size doesn't matter with safe, secure and affordable home

Size doesn't matter with safe, secure and affordable home - Tue Jun 04 2019 - For Raymond, downsizing from a two-bedroom unit to a one-bedroom unit in Maroochydore has been smooth sailing.

Helping the community recover

Helping the community recover - Tue Apr 09 2019 - Julie, a Project Officer in the department’s Brisbane office, was eager when she received the call-up to deploy to flood-ravaged Townsville as part of the Community Recovery Ready Reserve in February.

A safe home for Araluen

A safe home for Araluen - Tue Apr 09 2019 - The North Queensland flood disaster of 2019 has been a challenging time for many in the region, but Housing and Building staff have been on hand to help people get back on their feet.

Getting schools open again

Getting schools open again - Tue Apr 09 2019 - Our Building and Asset Services (BAS) team, alongside local contractors, put in long days as they worked to reopen local schools following the recent weather events.

Building bright futures

Building bright futures - Mon Apr 01 2019 - Four apprentice carpenters building bright futures for themselves and others through the Housing Construction Jobs Program.

Special Joint Taskforce to investigate subcontractor non-payment in the Queensland building industry

Special Joint Taskforce to investigate subcontractor non-payment in the Queensland building industry - Thu Mar 07 2019 - A special joint taskforce will investigate complaints or allegations of fraudulent behaviour that have led to subcontractor non-payment in the building industry.

Ministerial Construction Council Communique

Ministerial Construction Council Communique - Wed Feb 06 2019 - The Ministerial Construction Council met in Brisbane on 30 January 2019 to further industry consultation on building and construction industry reforms.

A brighter future for Ayden thanks to tenancy training

A brighter future for Ayden thanks to tenancy training - Thu Jan 31 2019 - Before he did the Skillsets for Successful Tenancies – Dollars and Sense training program, Ayden was having a tough time getting going in life.

Free training program to improve public housing tenant life skills

Free training program to improve public housing tenant life skills - Thu Jan 31 2019 - The Dollars and Sense for Public Housing Tenants program covers communication, rights and responsibilities, budgeting and cleaning and property maintenance.

Partnerships with agents bring certainty for tenants

Partnerships with agents bring certainty for tenants - Wed Jan 09 2019 - Kayla became homeless and sought help from the Skillsets for Successful Tenancies program, gaining skills that helped her and her daughter get off the streets.

There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home - Mon Dec 10 2018 - Being part of a community, having a safe home with a garden and a canine companion means everything to Judy, “I feel like I belong.”

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is - Mon Dec 10 2018 - For the recently engaged couple, Allana and Michael, the shift into a new complex in Deception Bay has been a great move.


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