According to the Code, each of the following is a funding entity:A) A non-corporate Commonwealth entity as defined in the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).
Funding entity obligations for Commonwealth funded building work.
When does the Code apply to me?
Your responsibility to monitor subcontractor compliance
The Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (Code) applies the definition of building work in the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (BCIIP Act) with two exceptions.
What if I don’t comply with the Code?
Where the ABC Commissioner considers a funding entity, or an official, is not complying with, or has not complied with, the Code, the ABC Commissioner may refer the matter or make a complaint to the Secretary of the Department of Finance for investigation or further action.
The Code applies to all building work being undertaken for, or on behalf of, a funding entity if the funding entity issued the expression of interest or request for tender on or after 2 December 2016.
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.