Legal proceedings and outcomes of investigations

These pages contain information of interest to workplace relations specialists and legal counsel representing the building and construction industry. Included in this section is a list of legal proceedings by the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) and its predecessor agencies, Fair Work Building & Construction (up to 2 December 2016) and the Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (up to 1 June 2012). For information on your responsibilities as a member of the building and construction industry see Rights and responsibilities.

ABCC current and finalised legal cases

Summaries of the Australian Building and Construction Commission’s (ABCC’s) legal cases are available below.

 

FWBC legal cases (finalised prior to 2 December 2016)

This section includes summaries of FWBC initiated and finalised legal proceedings before the courts or the Fair Work Commission.

 

ABCC Legal cases (finalised prior to 1 June 2012)

Summaries of legal cases finalised by the Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (up to 1 June 2012) are available on this page.

 

Taskforce cases

Matters brought by the Building Industry Taskforce (BIT), which was established on 1 October 2002 in response to the Cole Royal Commission.

 

Enforceable undertakings

Information about enforceable undertakings - a compliance tool that can be used as an alternative to litigation.


Need more information?

For further information, advice or assistance please contact the ABCC at 1800 003 338 or enquiry@abcc.gov.au.