Bricklayers and carpenters are in the shortest supply amongst construction tradespeople in Victoria as building industry confidence in that state soars to four year highs, the latest survey has found.

Published by the Master Builders Association of Victoria (MBAV), the December Quarter Sentiment Survey revealed that whilst overall levels of difficulty in sourcing subcontractors and employees remained low, it had risen notably since a trough around the start of last year. It showed that bricklayers and were the most difficult…