The ABCC will soon be conducting a security of payment audit campaign for employers covered by the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (Code).
Using the ABCC’s Model Clauses will help you ensure that you comply with the Building Code 2016 (the 2016 Code). You could be breaching the Code if you do not ensure that your subcontractors are Code compliant on Commonwealth funded building work.
Are unregistered agreements permitted?
The Code provides that a
code covered entity
What should I do once I’ve awarded the contract?
We encourage you to notify the ABCC when a tender process is completed and a building contractor or building industry participant has been awarded a contract to undertake Commonwealth funded building work.
Funding recipients are encouraged to provide the ABCC with:
Table of ContentsEligibility requirements
What are the eligibility requirements?
If you’re a funding recipient, you may be contractually obligated through your funding agreement with the Commonwealth to ensure that contractors seeking to express interest in or tender for Commonwealth funded building work are not subject to an exclusion sanction.
Updated Model Clauses and dedicated webpage
To assist funding entities and funding recipients to apply the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (2016 Code) on applicable building projects the ABCC has revised a number of key resources including:
Subcontractors deserve to be paid on time. Their livelihood depends on it.
If you’re owed money by a code covered entity, the ABCC may be able to help.
Below you can review a comprehensive list of all current and previous sanctions imposed by the Minister onto code covered entities.
Current and previous sanctions