Construction Workers needed in Victoria

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The State of Victoria needs 40,000 construction workersAccording to a survey undertaken by the Master Builders Association, the Australian State of Victoria needs 40,000 new construction workers in the next five years.

The MBA says skilled workers are needed in order to solve the skills shortage and it is the issue which is most affecting the sector’s progression.

This is obviously good news for folks skilled in the construction profession who are considering a permanent move to Australia.

MBA executive director Brian Welch said:

“With an ageing workforce and many of our senior building professionals close to retirement age, the situation is expected to worsen. The fewer trades contractors there are to do work, then clearly prices will rise as shortages become imminent.” He added that there are a lot of people in the construction industry who will retire in the next five years.”

The MBA was established in 1875 and aims to improve standards in the industry.

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    jon wyer
    jon wyer

    i have been a bricklayer now for 18 years i hold cscs card, and also NVQ2

    i am looking for work in australia, as i am looking to move there once my visa has been finished.

    any updates or any chance that yoy know work will be coming up

    please contact me

    Richard Young
    Richard Young

    I am a very skilled worker in the precast industry, i have been fixing precast now for 21 years and been a contract manager for 1 year, i have a number of cards, nvq level 1&2 in the building trade,cscs card for fixing precast, cscs slinger/signaller, mewp for boom and scissor, forklifter I have done work for a lot of companys and i always have had pride in my work, and always got the job done on time or before. If you have any questions to ask me please responed and i will help you out to the best as… Read more »


    Vic anounced the changes to thier states’ skills in demand a while after the fires had destroyed hundreds of homes, and they had taken quite a few trades off thier list? – one step behind maybe?