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.
Legal Case
The Federal Circuit Court imposed penalties totalling $54,000 against the former director of Victorian building company, SWAT Building Systems.
27 February 2019
Legal Case
The ABCC* commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMMEU and its officials for allegedly organising unlawful work stoppages and breaching right of entry provisions at the ‘180 Brisbane’ office tower construction site.
31 August 2018
Legal Case
The ABCC commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMMEU and its official John Windus alleging he racially abused a safety supervisor at a Perth construction site in February this year.
16 April 2019
Legal Case
In a decision delivered by the Federal Court on 23 June, 2020, labour hire company CoreStaff WA PTY Ltd was found to have discriminated against a worker because of his age.
26 April 2019
Legal Case
On 21 June 2019, the Federal Court ordered Victorian CFMMEU official Michael Powell to pay $2,600 after he entered the Aquanation site in Ringwood on 21 May, 22 May, 15 July and 28 October in 2014 without a valid federal right of entry permit and refused to leave when asked to do so.
31 August 2018

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