The ABCC demonstrates that it achieves its purpose by measuring its success against three core activities. In doing so, the agency fulfils its role to contribute to an improved workplace relations framework to ensure that building work is carried out fairly, productively and efficiently for all building industry participants, without distinction, and for the benefit of the Australian economy as a whole.

Figure 2 outlines the ABCC's purpose statement as published in the ABCC Corporate Plan 2017‑18 and the Portfolio Budget Statements 2017‑18, Budget Related Paper No. 1.6, Employment Portfolio.

Figure 2: ABCC purpose statement