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.
A court has imposed the maximum possible penalty on former Queensland CFMEU President David Hanna for breaching right of entry laws during a heated site visit in Brisbane. Mr Hanna has been ordered to pay the maximum penalty of $10,200 for his conduct on a construction site at Fortitude Valley on 10 February 2015.
26 May 2017
Minimum wages in construction industry modern awards will increase by 1.75 per cent from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 November 2020.These awards include:
19 October 2020
The ABCC has obtained a temporary injunction against the CFMMEU preventing it from continuing to organise unlawful industrial action at the Inner City South State Secondary College project site at Dutton Park in Brisbane.
5 August 2020
The ABCC has filed Federal Circuit Court proceedings against NSW company N-Cap Pty Ltd alleging it failed to comply with a compliance notice requiring it to pay a subcontractor for work at the Australian Parliament House Security Upgrade project in Canberra.
23 September 2020
The Federal Court has imposed penalties totaling $108,875 against the CFMMEU and Harris HMC Interiors for attempting to coerce a demolition subcontractor to make an enterprise agreement with the CFMMEU at the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre in Carlton.
23 September 2019
If you work in the South Australian construction industry, you should make sure you understand your rights and responsibilities ahead of the planned rally in the Adelaide CBD on Wednesday, 23 October 2019. Employees who are rostered to work and want to attend the rally should get permission to take time off work from their employer.
21 October 2019
The Australian Building and Construction Commission has filed legal proceedings in the Federal Court alleging a CFMMEU delegate delayed work from starting on Melbourne’s Metro Rail Tunnel project claiming a first aid bed was too high.
26 August 2020
The Full Federal Court today handed down penalties totalling $430,000 for unlawful industrial action taken at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital and two other Brisbane construction sites.
3 August 2017
In a significant milestone, the Australian Building and Construction Commission has exceeded $1 million in recovered wages for almost 1400 workers.
30 June 2019
The Federal Court has handed down penalties totalling $57,500 to the CFMEU and two of its bosses who threatened “Armageddon” and national industrial action in a dispute at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site.
20 January 2017