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Master Builders Analysis of the latest payroll jobs and wages data

Master Builders analysis of the latest payroll jobs and wages data reveals:

  • An estimated 1.23 million people work in the Australian building and construction industry.
  • 78% of workers are in the three largest states, NSW is well ahead with over 395,000 workers. The three smallest states have just 5% of the industry workforce.
  • Queensland has added the most workers since the start of the pandemic (+22,308) and WA’s workforce has increased by the largest proportion (+11.4%).
  • All states and territories except Victoria have a construction workforce larger than pre-covid. While jobs in Victoria remain in the red, they have improved from -1.8% in October to ‑1.5% in November, 900 additional jobs.
  • 3% of the industry work in residential and/or commercial building (1.1 million workers) and 9.7% work in civil construction and/or heavy engineering (341,504 workers).
  • In comparison to other industry sectors, construction is performing slightly better than average on jobs (8th of 19 sectors) and also wages (7th of 19).
  • Health care has the largest increase in jobs (+11.4%) and wages (+15.5%). Jobs have declined the most in hospitality (-5.1%), while mining has seen the greatest wage contraction (-13.3%).

More information, including state by state analysis, is available in the attached document.

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This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between Master Builders Association of NSW Pty Ltd, ABN 11 074 397 532 (MBANSW) and you.

MBANSW is the registered Group Training Organisation and Apprenticeship Services arm of Master Builders Association of New South Wales, ABN 96 550 042 906 (Master Builders)

“You”, “your” and “Training Employer” refer to you, your company and business nominated in the table below.

This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between MBANSW and you.

Direct Debit Terms and Conditions

  • Your nominated account or credit card will be debited weekly for hosting a MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee.
  • The first debit to your account will occur within 7 working days of the MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee commencing their placement with your business.
  • If an invoice payment is due on a non-business day, it will be debited from your account on the following business day.
  • Training Employer account information held by MBANSW will be kept confidential. Please note that some information is provided to the MBANSW financial institution to initiate the debit to your nominated account.
  • MBANSW will give you a minimum of 14 days’ notice in writing of changes to these Terms and Conditions.
  • If you wish to make changes to this arrangement, please contact MBANSW on (02) 8586 3533.

Your responsibility in this arrangement

  • Ensure that your nominated account can accept direct debits (your financial institution can confirm this).
  • Ensure there are sufficient cleared funds in the nominated account on the drawing date.
  • Advise MBANSW in writing if the nominated account is transferred or closed.


Please note that if your payment is dishonoured by your financial institution, a re-draw will take place within 7 days.

Any transaction fees payable by MBANSW in respect to a dishonoured payment will be added to your account.

Enquiries

Please direct all enquiries to MBAS (02) 8586 3533 or apprenticeship@mbansw.asn.au;

Please include your phone and email address.

I/We authorise MBANSW to arrange for funds to be debited from my/our nominated account at the financial institution identified below.

This authority to direct debit will remain in place in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.