The Prime Minister’s announcement of the Federal Government’s $15 million investment to alleviate the acute timber shortage will safeguard the viability of builder and tradie businesses around the country.
The Australian Forest Products Association NSW (AFPA NSW) welcomes the NSW Government’s move to divert timber supplies from export to the domestic market. This will see the equivalent of up to 20,000 house frames of softwood log exports impacted by the China trade embargo, stay…
The decision by the Victorian Government to shutdown all building sites in Melbourne and certain municipalities for the next two weeks is both disappointing and challenging for the residential building industry.
“The strength in New Home Sales in recent months indicates that the boom in detached home building will continue to create strong employment opportunities into the second half of 2022,” stated HIA Economist Tom Devitt.
“Australia is experiencing a building boom with a record level of detached homes under construction but a return of a stable and reliable growth in population is necessary to ensure economic growth,” stated HIA Economist, Angela Lillicrap.
Australia’s timber framing sawmills have increased employment by up to 25 per cent to meet demand fuelled by the COVID-induced building boom, according to new analysis by the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA).
D&D Technologies was a proud part of the first-ever Australian Made Week in May 2021, a campaign that urges Aussies to purchase one extra locally made or grown product per week to help boost the country’s economy over the next 12 months.