Category - Painters Victoria

Training of Painters and Decorators- MPA VIC – Industry Statement

Industry Statement The Master Painters Association of Victoria/Tasmania and the Master Painters, Decorators & Signwriters of South Australia Inc. as the peak body representing the painters in their respective States, have an invested interest in the standard of training given to apprentices in the painting and decorating industry. We note with concern that there is an increasing number […]

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Paint Spot Monthly Deals

Paint Spot Monthly Deals –  Available at All Paint Spot Stores Click here – Paint Spot March Deals 17 SUPERSTORES ACROSS VICTORIA Bentleigh 03 9557 2862 Moe 03 5127 8211 Bundoora 03 9467 5114 Moorabbin 03 9555 0555 Carrum Downs 03 9776 9277 Mornington 03 5975 9288 Craigieburn 03 9308 2177   Preston 03 94803688 Dandenong 03 9793 4599 Sunbury   03 9744 2593 […]

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Drug and Alcohol screening to be inforced on construction sites in Victoria

FROM THE OFFICE OF PREMIER OF VICTORIA -PRESS RELEASE Friday, 20 June 2014 New requirements for tighter screening of drug and alcohol use at construction workplaces across Victoria will commence from 1 July, helping to ensure a safer and more secure environment for workers, Minister for Finance Robert Clark announced today. “Widespread reports of workers […]

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Incolink Reaches 25 Year Milestone

Incolink celebrated a milestone of 25 Years Supporting the Victorian commercial building and construction industry at Luminiare and has launched a book to capture its achievements as the largest redundancy fund over the past 25 years    Tommy Watson, Incolink Chairman said “The celebration was a proud moment for Incolink, where we were able to reflect on […]

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Growing future in debt prevention services

 When the local economy slows, business owners are often forced to change procedures and/or seek external assistance to gain greater control over their cash flow, which is why local credit management and debt collection experts, Barwon Credit Management, has seen an increase in demand for their services recently.  Director, Carl Jones said, ‘We have responded […]

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APMF – Victorian Paint trial begins 1st March, 2013

The Australian Paint Manufacturers’ Federation Inc. will run a trial of up to three months in Victoria to collect, treat and dispose of waste paint from trade sources. The drop-off locations for the trial will collect data to assist the development of a national strategy for safe disposal of paint. A total of six Council […]

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Industry Working Together for Best Practice in the Panting and Plastering Trades

It is great to see industries in the finishing trades working together to solve an ongoing problem. Master Painters Australia Limited (MPAL) would like to acknowledge the great work by representatives from AWCI, AWCIANZ, Queensland Building Services Authority(QBSA), Dulux, Taubmans, Wattyl ,Master Painters Association of Queensland, Peer Industries, Boral Plasterboard and SkillsTech Australia in developing […]

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MASTER PAINTERS AUSTRALIA SUPPORTS NATIONAL LICENSING

Master Painters Australia Limited (MPAL), the federal body that represents Queensland ,Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales in the painting and decorating industry, MPAL have been developing a formal structure to present to the National Occupational Licensing Authority (NOLA) when formal discussions are due to commence later in the year […]

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Master Builders’ Construction Apprenticeship Mentoring Scheme (CAMS)

Apprentices, training providers and employers can now access a range of free support services through Master Builders’ Construction Apprenticeship Mentoring Scheme (CAMS). View the full article here: http://www.cpsisc.com.au/newsarticles/master-builders-construction-apprenticeship-mentoring-scheme-cams  Master Builders is also looking for experienced industry practitioners from a range of backgrounds to become volunteer mentors. Full training, support and other benefits are provided. CAMS […]

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Are painters licensed in Victoria and Tasmania?

Many consumers are not aware that we do not have licensing of painting contractors in Victoria or Tasmania and as your home is generally your most valuable asset, why do we let unqualified painters undertake work on our most valuable asset?  National Licensing was being looked at by the National Occupational Licensing Authority( NOLA) thru a number of […]

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