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.
The formal report on the independent review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 was tabled in Federal Parliament on Thursday 6 December, 2018.
14 December 2018
The Australian Building and Construction Commission is reminding all building industry participants ahead of a series of nation-wide rallies to familiarise themselves with their rights and responsibilities.
17 October 2018
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. 
4 March 2019
The ABCC has today published guidance material to enable stakeholders to consider whether enterprise agreements are compliant with the Building Code 2016.
9 March 2017
The Federal Court has imposed total penalties of $105,000 against 75 workers after they took part in unlawful industrial action at the New Children’s Hospital project in Perth in 2013.
11 October 2018
A New South Wales concrete pumping and placement company has been issued a formal warning for its breach of the 2016 Building Code after the Federal Court found the contractor unlawfully threatened to dismiss workers during enterprise agreement negotiations.
20 December 2018
The ABCC has commenced Federal Court action against the CEPU and four of its officials following separate incidents at the Sydney Metro Trains Facility Site in Rouse Hill on 17 and 18 October and 14 December 2016.
26 April 2019
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
The Federal Court in Perth today imposed $180,000 in penalties against the CFMMEU and three of its officials for organising a half-day strike during construction of the Forrestfield to Perth Airport rail link in December 2018.
18 November 2020
The ABCC has today published updated guidance material to help stakeholders consider whether enterprise agreements are compliant with the Building Code 2016.
5 May 2017