Building industry participant

Building industry participant means any of the following:

  • a building employer
  • a building employee
  • a building contractor
  • a person who enters into a contract with a building contractor under which the building contractor agrees to carry out building work or to arrange for building work to be carried out
  • a building association
  • an officer, delegate or other representative of a building association.
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To assist stakeholders to understand which Building Code they could be subject to on a particular site, we have developed a Code coverage tool. Answer the questions in the tool to find out:
26 September 2018
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The CFMEU and one of its officials have today been penalised $86,000 after attempting to force two Brisbane construction workers to join their union or be turned away from the site.
30 May 2017
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What are the eligibility requirements? If you’re a funding recipient, you may be contractually obligated through your funding agreement with the Commonwealth to ensure that contractors seeking to express interest in or tender for Commonwealth funded building work are not subject to an exclusion sanction.
19 August 2018
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Eligibility wizard Eligibility Link proof of eligibility assessment tool
21 September 2018
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There are important differences between contractors and employees in the building industry. We’ve outlined these differences below. Most independent contractors:
19 August 2018
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The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totaling $137,590 against the CFMMEU and three of its officials for unlawfully entering an Adelaide worksite on four occasions between April and July 2014. The Court imposed the following penalties:
27 July 2018
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The ABCC has commenced Federal Court action against the CFMMEU and seven officials alleging they targeted Wollongong crane company WGC Cranes and its workers as part of a campaign to coerce the company to sign up to a new CFMMEU enterprise agreement.
19 November 2019
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As a funding recipient, what are my responsibilities regarding tenders? As a funding recipient you may be contractually obligated through your funding agreement with the Commonwealth to ensure that certain aspects of the Code are applied when procuring building work that meets the required financial thresholds.
19 August 2018
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The Federal Circuit Court in Brisbane has penalised Devine Constructions, its general manager and a senior employee $38,000 for refusing to engage a steel fabrication company because it did not have a CFMEU enterprise agreement.
25 September 2019
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Updated Model Clauses and dedicated webpage To assist funding entities and funding recipients to apply the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (2016 Code) on applicable building projects the ABCC has revised a number of key resources including:
15 January 2018

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