Master Builders Australia (MBA) and the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) National Construction Division have joined forces.
The Victorian arm of the Master Builders Association has announced the current head of the Committee for Geelong as its new CEO, who will join the organisation early next year.
Australia has seen a 13-per cent rise in non-residential building approvals over the 12 months to April 2018, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics on building approval.
Master Builders Australia says 2018 is shaping up to be the best year in a decade for commercial construction, based on the latest ABS building activity data.
In an effort to tackle the gender pay gap, Master Builders Australia is calling for more women to pursue careers in the building and construction industry.