About the Awards


The Awards for Excellence  has a long and proud history.

To be bestowed a Master Builders Award for Excellence is a great honour and brings with it many business advantages.

The first Awards ceremony was held in Hobart in 1991. Since then, it has grown in magnitude and popularity.

It is now the most prestigious awards ceremony held in the building and construction industry and is attended by over 500 industry representatives and members.

There are approximately 42 categories to the Awards that members can enter in Commercial, Civil, Residential and Specialist Contractor.

So what makes a Building Excellence Award winner? Your project must be excellent:


  • It must exceed normal requirements of all the relevant criteria
  • The builders input substantially contributed to the success of the project
  • It goes beyond the minimum requirements of the national construction code towards best practice
  • All stages of the submission are of a high standard
  • It stands out