Each year we prepare and submit to the Minister an Annual Report in accordance with section 46 of the PGPA Act. The 2017-18 Annual Report was submitted to the Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations on 1 October 2018.
What laws must I comply with?
If you’re a code covered entity, you’re required to comply with a number of laws. It’s important to know what these laws are, because failure to comply may result in a breach of the Code.
To help you understand these laws, we’ve outlined them for you below.
Lawful entry by union officials
A union official can apply to lawfully enter a site or premises in order to:
A summary of the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the Code).
What are the eligibility requirements for contractors?
For funding entities, the Code sets out two eligibility requirements for contractors expressing interest in or tendering for Commonwealth funded building work. These criteria relate to section 11 of the Code, and exclusion sanctions.
If you’re a code covered entity on Commonwealth funded building work (because you expressed interest in or tendered for the work on or after 2 December 2016), you must meet certain requirements of the Code when engaging a subcontractor on that project.
The ABCC commenced legal action against Big Li Ceiling Pty Ltd in September 2018 following its repeated failure to cooperate with the ABCC during an audit of the company’s payment of employee wages and entitlements.
Victorian building company APM Group (Aust) Pty Ltd (APM) and its related entity APM Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd has been issued a one-month exclusion sanction for its failure to comply with state security of payments legislation.
What happens if I fail to comply with the Code?
If you’re a code covered entity and you’ve failed to comply with the Code: