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MPAQ actively advocates and champions businesses and individuals within the plumbing and gas industry. Through our understanding of the industry, we provide professional advice and information to the public through various media channels, to ensure people are informed of significant events and developments around the state.

27 October 2017 - Landmark construction industry reforms to protect subbies
Sunshine Coast Daily - Click here to view the full statement.

26 October 2017 - Palaszczuk Government makes history with nation leading subbies payment reforms
Queensland Government Media Statements - Click here to view the full statement.

26 September 2017 - Palaszczuk Government Partnerships to Advance Women in Business: Queensland female small business owners can now access increased support, networking and development opportunities under new Palaszczuk Government partnerships with industry associations and organisations.
Queensland Government Media Statements - Click here to view the full statement.

24 August 2017 - Deal Puts Locals First: A spat between ALP Queensland and the federal coalition over the Buy Queensland procurement policy has spilt into logan.
Featured: MPAQ Member and Vice President, Kent Vickers
Albert & Logan News (pictured right) - Click here to view the full article.

2 August 2017 - MPAQ annual Plumbing and Gas Industry Awards
Plumbing Connection - Click here to view the full article.

27 July 2017 - Local boy wins big at 'Logies of Plumbing and Gas': Taking out not one but two awards at the Master Plumbers' Association of Queensland awards night in Brisbane, Bundy boy Tristan Wilson did Gainsite Plumbing and Gas proud.
Featured: MPAQ Member Gainsite and apprentice Tristian Wilson
News Mail - Click here to view the full article.

27 July 2017 - Gladstone plumber recognised on state stage: Jesse was runner-up in the Merv Harris Memorial Bursary Award at the Master Plumbers' Association of Queensland Industry Awards Night on Friday night.
Featured: MPAQ Member SE Plumbing, Jesse Dennis and the Executive Director of MPAQ, Penny Cornah
The Gladstone Observer - Click here to view the full article.

25 July 2017 - Hat-trick for Goomeri company: James Giles Plumbing has won the Queensland Gas Association Type B Gas Installation of the Year award at the 2017 Plumbing and Gas Industry Awards, held on Friday night at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Featured: MPAQ Member James Giles Plumbing Pty Ltd and Qld Industrial Gasfitting Services Pty Ltd
The Gympie Times - Click here to view the full article.

10 July 2017 - CONSUMER CONCERNS: Australians are being warned not to use a kitchen tap sold at ALDI after it was found to be contaminating water with high levels of lead.
Featured: MPAQ Executive Director, Penny Cornah and MPAQ Technical Services Manager, Ernie Kretschmer
Ten Eyewitness News QueenslandClick here to watch the full video.

10 July 2017 - There's a warning out for Queenslanders to avoid a kitchen tap purchased from Aldi, over fears of lead poisoning.
Featured: MPAQ Treasurer, John Salmon
9 News QueenslandClick here to watch the full video.

2016 - Tradies Business Show Industry Spotlight on the plumbing industry.
Featured: MPAQ Executive Director, Penny Cornah
Tradies Business ShowClick here to listen to the podcast.

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