Fighting for positive change
Fighting for positive change

We’re advocating to improve safety standards for customers, for better homes and buildings, for a stronger, fairer building industry protecting the health and safety of the community.

CPD: Keeping up with your industry
CPD: Keeping up with your industry

Four decades ago, Gary Bath completed his plumbing apprenticeship. While this was his golden ticket, Gary, now Master Plumbers’ Chief Technical Advisor, tells us why he advocates for industry-led, continuing professional development.

New tax rules a win for ute owners
New tax rules a win for ute owners

The taxman is not known for good news. In a potential win for tradies and small businesses, the Australian Tax Office is relaxing tax rules around the private use of work utes, H&R Block Director of Tax Communications, Mark Chapman, explains.

Update on Plumbing Regulation Development
Update on Plumbing Regulation Development

Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning (DELWP) closed off submissions to the review of the Victorian Plumbing Regulations 2008 in August of this year, the Association has input into what will become the Regulatory Impact Statement

A Geschke in the ranks
A Geschke in the ranks

Charlotte Roseby continues our ‘Plumber at War’ series, with Master Plumber John Geschke whose grandfather, Charles Geschke, was an iron founder and ANZAC who survived the horrors of trench warfare on The Western Front.

Lyndon McDonald: Plumbing for peace
Lyndon McDonald: Plumbing for peace

Charlotte Roseby continues our ‘Plumber at War’ series, talking with Lyndon McDonald, who served as a plumber in the Army and was deployed to Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.

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