FWBC made more than three times as many Fair Work Commission submissions in 2014 to 15 compared with 2013 to 14 (8 to 26)

As at 30 June 2015 there were 124 Active Investigations comprised of right of entry breaches (31%), freedom of association (24%), unlawful industrial action (18%), coercion (17%), strike pay (6%) and other (4%)

250% increase in the use of compulsory powers (4 to 14)

Compulsory Powers extended Construction Industry Amendment (Protecting Witnesses) Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 20 May 2015

44% increase in legal proceedings commenced (25 to 36) – an all-time high in core business court actions Annual Report 2014 to 15

3,035 enquiries received by FWBC in 2014 to 15, 325 more than in 2013 to 14 (2,710 in 2013 to 14, 1,657 in 2012 to 13)

Audits of adherence to the Building Code 2013 commenced (41 audits commenced in the first six months of 2015)

Of audits completed, 50% of contractors were not compliant

Building Code Group established – National Manager Building Code appointed 25th May 2015