Master Painters Association Queensland

Industry Outcomes,
Industry Performance.
Industry Training

Master Painters Association Queensland is a Union of Employers and the Peak Industry body for Painting and Decorating.

"Established by Painters for Painters" Master Painters Association Queensland represents the interests of individuals and companies conducting business in the painting, decorating and sign writing trades.

Master Painters Association Queensland strives to encourage and recognise the highest standards of trade craftsmanship and ethical business practice.

Principal Objectives:

  • Assist in the interests of its members and their business to ensure the professional standards of the industry are upheld.
  • Provided members with the latest industry updates to ensure legislations and OH&S requirements are met.
  • Make a valuable contribution to its members and in particular, to the industry as a whole.
  • Deliver the highest quality of accredited training and assessments to members, affiliated industry providers, tradesman and the general public within the painting and decorating industry.

Waste Paint Scheme Proposals


Waste Paint Scheme Proposals Set to proceed to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Since the 2013 listing of waste architectural and decorative paints as a priority product under the Product Stewardship Act 2011, the National Paint Product Stewardship Implementation Working Group has been working to create a voluntary product stewardship program for waste paint.

For full article click here

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National Paint Product Stewardship Scheme – Update


Update 5 – Draft Model Approaches Completion

Scheme in Development

Waste paint is listed as a Priority Products for development of stewardship arrangements under the Product Stewardship Act 2011. The Waste Paint Implementation Working Group (‘Working Group’), with senior representation from the paint industry and government, is responsible for the development of an industry-led, national scheme to safely and efficiently recover unwanted paint before it enters the waste stream or the environment.

For Full article click on link below:

Paint Stewardship Update 5 June 2014 (2)

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Changes to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004

On 9th April representatives from the Master Painters Queensland were invited by the Queensland Government’s Honourable Tim Mander, MP for the Department of Housing and Public Works, to attend an information session on changes to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004. (BCIPA)

The BCIPA have undertaken an extensive review and amendments have been made, it is very important to learn how these changes will affect you and your staff with the new rules being applied.

Below are the changes to the Legislation as well as a comparison chart so you can compare the old legislation and the new changes coming through.

Building & Construction Industry Payments Act Amendments
BCIPA Comparison Chart

McKays Solicitors are holding a series of 2 hour workshops to help assist your business adapt to these new amendments.  Members can register their expression of interest at or click on the link below for more information.

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2014 Brisbane vs Toowoomba Cricket Day

2014 Cricket Day Registration Form

RSVP: 2nd May 2014

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Certificate III Painting and Decorating Online – Federal Press Release


Master Painters Australia does not support an online Qualification Certificate III Painting and Decorating training package. However, Master Painters Australia does acknowledge there are some parts of some competencies to help underpin their knowledge are able to be delivered online, but not all 27 competencies.

Please click below to read further.

MPAL Press Relase Cert III Online

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