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 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
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 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
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 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 CFMEU and three of its officials have been penalised $130,000 for industrial action which shut down work at multiple construction projects across Brisbane, including Ronald McDonald House and the Commonwealth Games Velodrome site.
28 July 2017
The CFMEU and ten officials have been penalised $590,800 for co-ordinated unlawful industrial action across multiple construction projects worth nearly half a billion dollars.
11 April 2017