Privacy Act

The Privacy Act is the Privacy Act 1988.

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Our role The role of the ABCC is to uphold the law and change behaviour to make the building and construction industry fair, efficient and productive. Our responsibilities The ABCC is responsible for the following workplace relations matters in the building and construction industry:
19 August 2018
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According to the Code, each of the following is a funding entity:A) A non-corporate Commonwealth entity as defined in the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).
19 August 2018
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The Full Court of the Federal Court has today confirmed that union officials require a valid federal right of entry permit to enter a site under a State or Territory occupational health and safety law, including where a health and safety representative (HSR) invites the official on to site under an OHS law.
2 June 2017
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Quarterly reports under the BCIIP Act Each quarter of each financial year we prepare and submit to the Minister a report on the performance of the ABC Commissioner’s functions and the exercise of the ABC Commissioner’s powers during that quarter. We do this in accordance with section 20 of the BCIIP Act.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC commenced legal action against Big Li Ceiling Pty Ltd in September 2018 following its repeated failure to cooperate with the ABCC during an audit of the company’s payment of employee wages and entitlements. 
20 August 2020
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Our jurisdiction The ABCC monitors compliance with, and enforces the workplace relations laws that apply to, the building and construction industry. Our jurisdiction covers those who are, by statutory definition, a ‘building industry participant’: someone who is involved with ‘building work’.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC* commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMEU and its official, Richard Hassett, for allegedly acting in an abusive and intimidating manner towards site management at a Hobart construction site.
31 August 2018
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Coercion in the building and construction industry is unlawful under provisions of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (BCIIP Act) and the general protections provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act).
19 August 2018
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What laws must I comply with? If you’re a code covered entity, you’re required to comply with a number of laws. It’s important to know what these laws are, because failure to comply may result in a breach of the Code. To help you understand these laws, we’ve outlined them for you below.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC has commenced proceedings against the CEPU, the State Secretary of its Plumbing Division Gary O’Halloran and its official Andrew Blakely alleging that they organised unlawful industrial action, contravened right of entry laws and coerced a contractor at a site in Brisbane.
10 April 2019

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