Brickworks sees new strength in housing nationwide

Original article by Simon Evans
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 15 : 20-Sep-19

Brickworks released its results for the year ending 31 July on 19 September, with Australia’s biggest brickmaker reporting a net profit of $154.6 million, down 12 per cent. Brickworks’ Australian business recorded EBIT of $57 million, down 27 per cent, while it declared a final dividend of $0.38 per share, up six per cent, with payment of the dividend to be made on 27 November. Brickworks MD Lindsay Partridge says the housing market is starting to improve, while he called for greater regulation and tighter control of poor-quality building products and sub-standard construction practices.


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