Fair Work Act

The FW Act is the Fair Work Act 2009.

News
The Federal Circuit and Family Court has penalised the CFMMEU and two of its officials $114,660 for hindering and obstructing contractors during construction of the $4.9 billion Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project near Grafton in northern New South Wales.
5 August 2022
Legal Case
The ABCC commenced Federal Circuit and Family Court action against the CFMMEU and its official, Arron Platt, on 3 August 2022 alleging the official used threatening and offensive language towards site management while exercising his right of entry at the Woolworths Warehouse and Distribution Centre project in Auburn, New South Wales.
4 August 2022
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The ABCC has commenced legal action against the CFMMEU and its official, Arron Platt, alleging that the official used threatening and offensive language towards site management while exercising his right of entry at the Woolworths Warehouse and Distribution Centre project in Auburn, New South Wales.
4 August 2022
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The Federal Circuit and Family Court has penalised the CFMMEU and two of its officials $151,200 following right of entry breaches on the $5.4 billion Queensland Cross River Rail project.
29 July 2022
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On Monday 25 July 2022, the Government registered a legislative instrument called the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work Amendment Instrument 2022 (Amended Code). The Amended Code took effect on 26 July 2022.
27 July 2022
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The ABCC assisted subcontractors to recover over $5.1 million in delayed or unpaid progress claims during the 2021-2022 financial year.
21 July 2022
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The Fair Work Commission has revoked the federal entry permit of Queensland CFMMEU official Andrew Blakeley and banned him from holding a permit for 12 months. This decision follows a previous decision of the Commission to suspend Mr Blakeley’s permit for 3 months.
8 July 2022
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The Federal Court has penalised the CFMMEU and its SA state secretary Andrew Sutherland $227,000 for their involvement in an unlawful picket in October 2019 during construction of the $27 million East Terrace apartments.
4 July 2022
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The Federal Circuit and Family Court has penalised the CEPU and its official Daniel Bessell $72,000 after Mr Bessell was found to have acted in an improper manner by failing to comply with site occupational health and safety requireme
23 June 2022
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The Federal Court has penalised the CFMMEU and three of its representatives $840,000 after they were found to have threatened or organised crane workers to stop work on three Brisbane construction projects in January 2021.
17 June 2022