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Review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 The formal report on the independent review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 was tabled in Federal Parliament on Thursday 6 December, 2018.
13 December 2018
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The formal report on the independent review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 was tabled in Federal Parliament on Thursday 6 December, 2018.
14 December 2018
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Cathy Cato has commenced in the role of Acting Australian Building and Construction Commissioner.
28 September 2017
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Australian Building and Construction Inspectors (ABC Inspectors) are appointed under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act (BCIIP Act).
19 August 2018
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The Federal Circuit Court in the ACT has penalised the CFMMEU $138,000 and six officials a further $63,500 following breaches of right of entry laws across three apartment project sites in Franklin, Harrison and Wright in 2013 and 2014.
21 September 2020
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The prohibition on the payment of strike pay under the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) also applies under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (BCIIP Act).
19 August 2018
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The ABC Commissioner has powers and functions under legislation to help promote better workplace relations for building work and to make sure that building work is carried out fairly, efficiently and productively. These functions include education and advice, investigation and enforcement.
19 August 2018
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Freedom of association protections give employees and contractors the right to choose whether or not to join a union or industrial association.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and three of its officers, including WA State Secretary Michael Buchan, alleging they organised unlawful industrial action across three Perth Airport rail sites and were involved in a picket at the head contractor’s office.
29 April 2019
Legal Case
The ABCC commenced proceedings against the CFMMEU and three of its officials alleging they organised unlawful industrial action, contravened right of entry laws and threatened to shut down the Melbourne University Veterinary School project site in Werribee.
16 April 2019

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