Code covered entity

A code covered entity is a building contractor or building industry participant that has submitted an expression of interest (EOI) or tender (howsoever described) for Commonwealth funded building work on or after 2 December 2016, and therefore become subject to the Building Code 2016.

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The Code applies to building work indirectly funded by the Commonwealth that meets either of the following thresholds:
19 August 2018
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The Building Code resources section provides easy access to documents, forms and contact information for the Building Code.
26 April 2017
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Under the PS Act, the ABCC is required to make publicly available its procedures for handling suspected breaches of the APS Code of Conduct.
19 August 2018
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I begin by acknowledging the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and the continuing connection to land, waters and community. I pay my respects to elders past, present and future.
14 May 2020
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A Victorian building company has been issued a one-month exclusion sanction for its failure to comply with state security of payments legislation.
10 April 2019
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What are my obligations as a funding entity? The Code puts obligations on funding entities both during the procurement of Commonwealth funded building work and during the conduct of that work. If you’re a funding entity, your key obligations include ensuring that:
19 August 2018
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Table of ContentsProviding voluntary paid leave to employees
2 April 2020
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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
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The industrial relations consultation process is currently paused due to disruptions caused by COVID-19. The process will recommence in due course.  
18 February 2020
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Today the Commissioner received notification from the Minister for Employment of her decision to impose an exclusion sanction of three months on J. Hutchinson Pty Ltd.
31 March 2017

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