Our role

The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) promotes an improved workplace relations framework to ensure that building work is carried out fairly, efficiently and productively for the benefit of all building industry participants, without distinction, and for the benefit of the Australian economy as a whole. 


Our history

History of the ABCC. 


Delegation and appointments

The Australian Building and Construction Commissioner can delegate powers and functions.


Accountability and reporting

The ABCC is a transparent organisation and reports regularly on its operations.


Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) provides the ability for people to access information held by the ABCC.


Leadership and structure

The ABCC is led by the Commissioner and has within it a number of business groups including the Office of the Commissioner, Corporate, the Building Code Group, the Office of the General Counsel and Regional teams.


Working at the ABCC

The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) provides a unique working environment where employees are well supported, challenged and motivated to undertake the ABCC’s role in the Australian building and construction industry.


Service Charter

The Service Charter of the ABCC. 


Need more information?

For further information, advice or assistance please contact the ABCC at 1800 003 338 or enquiry@abcc.gov.au.