Building contractor

A building contractor is a person who has entered into, or who has offered to enter into, a contract for services under which the person either:

  • carries out building work
  • arranges for building work to be carried out.
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The ABCC is committed to reducing red tape and promoting greater efficiencies in the building and construction industry. We want to make it easier to comply with the Building Code and designated building laws.
14 September 2018
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Table of ContentsLetters of Compliance Self-Declarations
19 August 2018
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The Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the Code) encourages the development of safe, healthy, fair, lawful and productive building sites for the benefit of all building industry participants.
4 August 2017
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What is ‘building work’? ‘Building work’ is defined in the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (BCIIP Act). You can review the complete BCIIP Act here.
19 August 2018
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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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These fact sheets provide information regarding the Building Code 2016.
4 October 2017
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The Building Code resources section provides easy access to documents, forms and contact information for the Building Code.
26 April 2017
Legal Case
The ABCC* commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against 76 employees for allegedly taking unlawful industrial action on the New Children’s Hospital site in Perth. In a statement of claim filed in the Federal Court, the ABCC alleges:
31 August 2018
Legal Case
The Federal Court imposed penalties totalling $130,000 on the CFMEU and three of its officials for industrial action which shut down work at six projects across Brisbane, including Ronald McDonald House and the Commonwealth Games Velodrome site.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court alleging the CFMMEU and two of its officials, including assistant Queensland state secretary Jade Ingham, engaged in coercion, adverse action and organised unlawful industrial action.
13 March 2019

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