Funding entity resources

This page includes documents, forms and contacts relevant to funding entities.

Key documents

Document Description

Funding Entity and Recipient Model Clauses for indirectly Commonwealth funded work (Word - 129K) | (PDF - 685K)

Model Clauses for use by funding entities in advertising, EOI/tender and contract documentation for indirectly Commonwealth funded building work.

Interaction between the 2013 and 2016 Building Code Fact Sheet

These scenarios have been developed to help contractors to understand the interaction between the two Building Codes. 

Funding Entity Model Clauses for directly Commonwealth funded building work (Word - 190K | PDF - 608K)

Model Clauses for use by funding entities in advertising, EOI/tender and contract documentation for directly Commonwealth funded building work.

EOI/Tender Process Checklist (Word - 82K | PDF - 507K)

For use by funding entities as a practical tool to ensure all procurement processes are conducted in a manner consistent with the Code.

Proof of Eligibility Table (Word - 40K | PDF - 460K)

This table sets out a contractor’s eligibility to express interest in, tender for and be awarded a contract for Commonwealth funding building work and the documents required to demonstrate eligibility. It provides a number of different scenarios to assist contractors understand when they can use a self-declaration and when they need a letter of compliance.

Funding Entity Compliance Process (Word - 77K | PDF - 370K)

Outlines the typical steps the ABCC will take in dealing with funding entity non-compliance with the Code.

Workplace relations management guide (Word -70KB | PDF - 211KB).

Funding entities should strongly encourage Tenderers to follow the structure of this model workplace relations management plan (WRMP) when preparing a WRMP for submission during a tender process for Commonwealth funded building work.

Frequently asked questions

Answers to common questions about the Building Code.


Legislation Explanatory statement

Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016

Explanatory Statement to the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work

Building Code 2013

Explanatory Statement to the Building Code 2013


Form Description

EOI/Tender Notification form (Word - 75K | PDF - 280K)

Used to notify the ABCC of all EOIs/tenders subject to the Code to enable the ABCC to work with agencies and contractors to ensure compliance.

Contract Notification form (Word - 73K) | (PDF - 270K). 

Used to notify the ABCC when a tender process is completed and a building contractor or building industry participant has been awarded a contract to undertake Commonwealth-funded building work.

Funding Agreement Notification form (Word - 74K | PDF - 270K).

Used to notify the ABCC of any funding agreements with funding recipients.




WRMPAssessments [at]

Funding entities are to submit WRMP(s) of shortlisted tenderers in a single email to this address that indicates the tender/project to which the WRMP(s) relate, and an automated confirmation of receipt will be provided. Applicable only to projects requiring a WRMP

governmentcodeenquiries [at]

Any questions in relation to the Model Clauses, procurement processes, or any other funding entity related matter.

Need more information?

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