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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If you’re a contractor who’s a code covered entity, you’re not responsible for ensuring that subcontractors whom you engage for privately funded building work comply with the Code. This means that for privately funded work you should not request Letters of Compliance or Self-Declarations from subcontractors.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC's role in Security of Payment from ABCC on Vimeo.
18 June 2020
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The Federal Court has today imposed maximum penalties on the CFMEU and penalised a number of senior officials, including the State Secretary, Brian Parker for unlawful conduct at the Barangaroo site in Sydney.
13 September 2017
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Want to tender for Commonwealth funded building work? Unsure about what you need to produce to demonstrate that you are eligible to tender? To assist you, we have developed a proof of eligibility assessment tool.Answer the questions in the tool to determine:
26 September 2018
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The 2019 Australian Building and Construction Commission employee census highlights report is now available.   The Australian Public Service Commission reports annually on the ‘state of the APS’ in the State of the Service Report.  
26 November 2019
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Requirements for engaging non-citizens and non-residents The Code sets out particular requirements for code covered entities before they employ persons who are not Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents to undertake building work.
19 August 2018
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Australian Building and Construction Commission Deputy Commissioner Cathy Cato and other construction and small business regulators will this month host a free information night in Yamba aimed at assisting northern NSW commercial subcontractors secure their payments.
8 October 2018
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Two CFMMEU officials are facing allegations in the Federal Court that they breached right of entry laws at the $222 million Monash Freeway upgrade project in 2017.
28 May 2018
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Personal/carer’s leave Personal/carer’s leave is a form of paid leave, available to full-time and part-time employees. An employee can use their entitlement to personal/carer’s leave:
19 August 2018
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The Federal Circuit Court in Sydney has today imposed penalties totaling $156,900 against the CFMMEU and two of its officials after they contrived safety concerns against a crane company and organised work stoppages at three sites.
12 December 2019

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