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Boost in CQ building industry

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Queensland's regional dwelling approvals for July have delivered mixed news for the state’s building industry.

Latest figures show new houses are up 17.2 per cent over the month but regional numbers painted a varied picture.

Master Builders Deputy CEO Paul Bidwell said Central Queensland was the star performer across the state.

"For July housing approvals increasing by 55.9 and 36.2 per cent over the past year," he said.

It is believed home builder grants are have had an impact on the number of new home approval numbers.