Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) gives any person the right to:

  • Access copies of documents we hold, except for exempt documents
  • Ask for information we hold about you to be changed or annotated if it is incomplete, out of date, incorrect or misleading, and
  • Seek a review of any decisions about accessing or changing information.   

You can ask to see any document or information that the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) holds, and you can also ask for changes to be made to information we have on file about you.

FOI Requests

You can make an FOI request in writing or foi [at] (by email). There is no charge to make an application.

Information Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 1982 establishes the Information Publication Scheme that requires Australian Government agencies to publish a broad range of information on their websites.

Disclosure Log

The ABCC is required to publish a disclosure log on its website. The disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to an FOI access request.

ABCC Code of Conduct procedures

Under the Public Service Act 1999, the ABCC is required to make our procedures for handling suspected breaches of the APS Code of Conduct publically available. The procedures are available via email request, if you would like a copy contact the hr [at] (subject: Code%20of%20Conduct%20procedures) (ABCC Human Resources) unit.  

Need more information?

For further information, advice or assistance please contact the ABCC at 1800 003 338 or enquiry [at]