Education, assistance and advice

  • 6,976 enquiries received highest ever
  • 98% of calls answered within 60 seconds
  • launched ABCC Onsite app putting information in the hands of building industry participants when and where they need it most
  • 171 presentations and 5,110 audience building industry participants
  • 1,070 visits to building and construction worksites

Code compliance

  • 327 code audits and inspections
  • 42 rectifications
  • 4,871 code enquiries responded to
  • assessed 3,092 enterprise agreements
  • assessed 352 individual clauses
  • assessed 520 workplace relations management plans

Wages and entitlements compliance

  • $262,398 recovered for 186 employees from 32 employers
  • 47 investigations commenced into wage underpayment and sham contracting allegations
  • 139 employers audited

Enforcement

  • 125 new investigations into suspected contraventions of workplace laws
  • 17 proceedings finalised before the courts, with a success rate of 94%
  • $5.988 million in penalties imposed – an increase of 179% from previous reporting period
  • $19.553 million in penalties now imposed in cases brought by the ABCC and predecessor agencies
  • $15.197 million in penalties now imposed against the CFMMEU and its representatives in cases brought by the ABCC and predecessor agencies