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We’ve welcomed our first PhDs!

Our students bring a wealth of diversity through who they are, what they know, and what they’re keen to learn…

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Building Culture Sept 2021

Featuring… building innovation, projects, sustainability, materials shortages, affordable housing, and more!

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The Changing Shape of Building Innovation

The path outlined here documents what is changing, from prefab to industrialised building to platforms and back…

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The building sector is the largest employer of Australians with more than 1.4 million jobs, and the training of 50,000 apprentices each year*, and is of vital importance to the nation’s social and economic prosperity.

Our Education & Training strategy addresses current skill shortages, demographic change from a retiring workforce, and new skills demanded by this digital age, preparing for and leading sector-wide change.

Our industry-led programs will forge strong partnerships between VET, universities and industry partners, delivering the next generation of highly-skilled and innovative building professionals and transforming the culture of construction together.

We will soon be commencing the graduate education programs with our university partners, and the skills and training initiatives with our VET partner, Holmesglen Institute.



What education & training opportunities will Building 4.0 CRC deliver?

The CRC will deliver:


Research careers

Congratulations to those applicants who were successful in securing a Building 4.0 CRC PhD Scholarship (Round 1). The competition was very fierce, with many high-level applications having been received. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application.

Further scholarship opportunities will be posted here as and when they become available.

If you have any queries on our scholarships, please contact