Levels of employment within the building and construction sector in Australia have smashed another record high as the unprecedented boom in new home and apartment building activity drives massive demand for building professionals and tradespeople.

On a seasonally adjusted basis, the overall number of people employed throughout the construction sector rose by a whopping 13,100 over the three months to May to come in at 1.081 million – -48,200 above the same period last year and up by a whopping 101,600 compared to the previous…