Corporate

  • ABCC re-established – 2 December 2016
  • Training of staff – training in new areas of responsibility delivered to all agency operational staff
  • APS employee census – strong performance across the board in 2016–17 results

Education, assistance and advice

  • 5,882 enquiries – largest number ever received
  • 96% of calls to the 1800 hotline answered within 60 seconds
  • 227 Presentations largest number ever delivered
  • 5,552 Audience largest number ever reached through presentations
  • 1,058 visits to building and construction work sites

Compliance

  • 871 enterprise agreements assessed for compliance with the 2016 Code
  • 352 compliance activities to assess compliance with Building Codes
  • 3 month exclusion sanction imposed on a major contractor for breaches of the Building Code 2013

Enforcement

  • 142 new investigations commenced into suspected contraventions of workplace laws
  • 28 proceedings finalised before the courts
  • $2.1 million penalties awarded an increase of 19% from the previous reporting period
  • $9.7 million penalties against the CFMEU and representatives in cases brought by the ABCC and its predecessor agencies