John Murray AM

Professional Details

Name John Murray AM
Grade Chief
Rate* $575 per hour (incl. GST)
ABN 82 743 568 605
Registration 103
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John Murray AM conducted for the Commonwealth the review of the different security of payment laws that operate in the various jurisdictions. John’s Final Report, “Building Trust and Harmony” was released by the Commonwealth in May 2018 and various of its 86 recommendations have been taken up by a number of State Governments.

John is an experienced adjudicator who has made over 400 adjudication determinations where the amounts in dispute have ranged from $10,000 to $750 Million. He has extensive industry experience, being the former CEO of Master Builders Australia, Director of Cbus Property, Standards Australia and the inaugural Chair of the NSW Building and Professionals Board. He is a Chief Adjudicator for Adjudicate Today and conducts training under the Construction Contracts Act (WA) for new adjudicators.

In 2004, John was made a member of the Order of Australia for services to the building industry, particularly through the Master Builders Association and the introduction of key building industry initiatives and reforms.


  • LLB, BEc
  • Accredited adjudicator in NSW, Victoria, SA, WA, Tasmania, ACT and QLD
  • Grade 2 Arbitrator
  • Accredited as an Expert Determinator
  • Fellow of the AIB
  • Member of the Order of Australia
  • Chief Adjudicator in Victoria, SA, WA, Tasmania and the ACT


Phone 1300 760 297
Fax 1300 760 220
Address Level 28, AMP Tower, 140 St Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000
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