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MP&DA joins industry push for building trade reforms

With a Building Act that’s not fit for purpose, ongoing problems with responsibility for white set plaster, and the lack of equal recognition of all construction trades, Master Painters & Decorators Australia [MP&DA] is joining the call for urgent and targeted changes to WA’s Building and Energy [formerly the Building Commission]. MP&DA President, Gary Cox,…

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Lack of State Government action puts consumers and industry at risk.

Poor policing of unregistered painters in Western Australia is creating an expensive risk for home-owners, particularly new home buyers, with a knock-on effect for the painting and decorating industry. President of Master Painters & Decorators Australia [MP&DA], Gary Cox, says the Building Commission within the Department of Mines and Energy is failing in its duty…

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Painters Brush with Pride in 2018 Awards for Excellence

The 2018 MP&DA DuluxGroup Awards for Excellence, held at the Pan Pacific Hotel Perth on 20 October, has highlighted the outstanding quality of tradesmen and women in the Western Australian painting and decorating industry. CEO of Master Painters and Decorators Australia [MP&DA], Amanda Dawes congratulated all the category winners on the high calibre of entries…

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Hard work pays off for Youlu Zhao

Banksia Grove resident Youlu Zhao was a teenager when he migrated to Australia from China and spent his first years learning English and working in the hospitality industry in Sydney.  It wasn’t until he made the trek across the Nullabor to Western Australia that he was able to follow his dream to become a painter…

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White Set Plaster Report

This report has been developed in response to increasing concern over the quality of White Set Plaster in the Building industry over the past eight years.

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