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Queensland leads nation for homebuilding strength

Queensland’s housing construction sector has been rated as Australia’s best-performing, as the nation’s homebuilding boom reaches record highs for new builds and renovations.

Timber-framed house being constructed in Mackay, Queensland
Strong interstate migration numbers have helped propel Queensland's homebuilding sector to the top of Australia. Photo: Jackson Stock Photography/Shutterstock

Queensland’s housing construction sector has been rated as Australia’s best-performing, as the nation’s homebuilding boom reaches record highs for new builds and renovations.

It was the first time since 2007 that Queensland has made it to the top of the Housing Industry Association’s Housing Scorecard, with its building industry benefiting most from the state’s ability to attract interstate migrants.

The scorecard provides benchmarks in each st…