Fair Work Act

The FW Act is the Fair Work Act 2009.

News
Today the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022 was passed in Parliament.
2 December 2022
Legal Case
The ABCC has filed Federal Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and two of its officials who twice threatened an employee engaged to undertake construction work at Perth’s His Majesty’s Theatre.
10 November 2022
News
From today, the Australian Building and Construction Commission’s role enforcing the Fair Work Act 2009 in the commercial building and construction industry has transferred to the Fair Work Ombudsman. What’s changing
10 November 2022
News
The ABCC has filed Federal Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and two of its officials who twice threatened an employee engaged to undertake construction work at Perth’s His Majesty’s Theatre.
9 November 2022
News
The ABCC Commissioner has exercised his power under section 108 of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 to publish details of non-compliance with the Building Code by the privately owned construction company, St Hilliers Contracting Pty Ltd (St Hillier
4 November 2022
News
The Federal Circuit and Family Court has awarded penalties totalling $5,200 against Victorian sole trader Shane Chivell, for failure to comply with two statutory notices during an ABCC investigation into the underpayment of a former employee at his business Brighton H
3 November 2022
News
From 10 November 2022, the ABCC’s role enforcing the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) in the commercial building and construction industry will transfer to the Fair Work Ombudsman. Which functions will move to the Fair Work Ombudsman?
27 October 2022
Legal Case
The ABCC commenced court action on 8 September 2022 against the New South Wales division of the CFMMEU and five of its officials over their alleged actions during a picket at a Newcastle building site in October 2021.
14 September 2022
News
The ABCC has taken court action against the New South Wales division of the CFMMEU and five of its officials over their alleged actions during a picket at a Newcastle building site in October 2021.
14 September 2022
Legal Case
The ABCC commenced legal action on 19 August 2022 against New South Wales based company Ground Zero Excavations and Haulage Pty Ltd alleging it failed to comply with a compliance notice requiring it to pay outstanding wages to two employees.
13 September 2022