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MP&DA Calls on Government, Industry to Do Better Following Building Disputes Report

Figure released by Building and Energy found that painting attracted the most consumer complaints in building disputes in February and March. MP&DA President, Mick Houghton, said this was a worrying trend that was largely due to the government ignoring industry recommendations combined with the increasing inexperience of business owners in areas such as estimating. “We…

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Entries are now open for the 2023 MP&DA Awards for Excellence. In 2023 we’re encouraging entries throughout the year so you can submit in any category as you complete the job. We’ll then look to judge the entry as soon as we can thereafter. This makes it easier than ever to enter. There’s no last-minute…

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MP&DA Rejects Call to Remove Licensing of Painters

Master Painters & Decorators Australia (MP&DA) have rejected calls by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) to remove licensing requirements for painters. CEDA recommended the move in a submission to the Federal Government’s Employment White Paper as part of a range of measures to address skills shortages and improve productivity. MP&DA President, Mick…

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