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Design innovation leads to industry award

4 Apr 2016

Profile: Building designer Lee-ann Pitcher was the winner of the 2015 Master Builders Housing and Construction Award for Women in Building.

New partnership boosts training opportunities for Gold Coast construction industry

1 Apr 2016

Grocon, CSQ and the Minister for the Commonwealth Games Stirling Hinchliffe have today launched an innovative program which will deliver new training opportunities as part of the master planned Parklands Project on the Gold Coast.

Trade School fast tracks plumbing career

15 Mar 2016

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

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

11 Mar 2016

CSQ and the CSIRO hosted a symposium in Cairns yesterday to discuss the long term impact of technological changes in the local construction industry.

Premier awards ambassadorship to mark World Plumbing Day

11 Mar 2016

This morning Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk MP awarded the state’s first Ambassadorship for Women in Plumbing to trailblazing Brisbane tradie Rebecca Senyard, AKA The Plumbette, at the Master Plumbers’ Association Queensland (MPAQ) World Plumbing Day Breakfast. 

Major project work in Queensland poised to turn the corner

9 Mar 2016

A new report released by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) and the Queensland Major Contractors Association (QMCA) shows that major project activity is forecast to reach its floor in 2016/17 and then return to growth for the remainder of the decade.

Queensland female tradies breaking new ground on IWD

8 Mar 2016

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day today, Construction Skills Queensland is taking the opportunity to highlight the significant progress female tradespeople have made during the last decade.

GFC triggers business expansion

2 Mar 2016

Gary Wilson, owner of Applied and Decorative Painting, reveals how streamlining systems helped his business to expand during a time when industry was struggling.

Industry partnerships key for Sunshine Coast Technical Trade Training Centre

1 Mar 2016

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

Celebrating Women in Trades Day

29 Feb 2016

An innovative ‘Celebrating Women in Trades Day’ aimed at increasing female apprenticeship participation will be launched in Brisbane on International Women’s Day, Tuesday March 8.

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