January 2017
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President's message

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved with MRIAQ last year, both Members and Management Committee for what was a successful and enjoyable year. Our quarterly Meetings were very well attended over the past 12 months, so thank you all for your ongoing support of our Industry’s Association.
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From our key stakeholder organisations:


QBCC LOGOQBCC to keep eagle-eye on suspected illegal phoenixing
The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) will be keeping a watchful eye on suspected illegal phoenixing activity in the wake of the collapse of the builder Cullen Group Australia Pty Ltd.
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QBCC issues public warning for Onpoint Construction Pty Ltd
This is a warning by the Commissioner of the QBCC to the public under section 20J(1)(h) of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991
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Master Builders Queensland

MRIAQ is proud to announce that the association is now a member of Master Builders Queensland.

McKays Solicitors

Recent changes have expanded the scope of the Queensland Home Warranty Scheme (QBCC insurance scheme)
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Industry news: COLORBOND® steel

The Colours of Australia since 1966® - COLORBOND® steel celebrates an incredible 50 years
It’s the brand that has literally shaped a nation – from huge sporting arenas to the Australian backyard.  Today it’s difficult to imagine an Australian city, town or rural property without seeing COLORBOND® steel somewhere.  The iconic BlueScope brand is marking an incredible 50 years since its inception in 1966, over which time has become one of the most widely used and loved building products in the country.
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Product news: New Buildex roof-lok cyclone assembly

Buildex Roof-Lok is the new innovative cyclonic assembly, designed for both square and corrugated roof profiles for ultimate roof holding performance in a cyclone.
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Contractor's Corner with MyCladders

In 2013 I decided that being a roofing contractor just wasn’t fulfilling my need for growth and adventure, thus starting MyCladders was a no brainer. As a high school drop out I found that working with my hands was something I got a lot of satisfaction from and after a number of different jobs I started working for my cousin as a roofing labourer. Within 12 months I was running 2 apprentices and was roofing 35 degree hip and valley roofs with box gutters, sumps and soakers…and  loving it.
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