Related entity

Under the 2016 Code, an entity is a related entity of a code covered entity if the second entity is engaged in building work and is either:
• connected with the code covered entity by being a member of the entity
• an associated entity (within the meaning of section 50AAA of the Corporations Act 2001) of the code covered entity.
 

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Information about the rules for employers who want to hire building workers who are from overseas.
19 August 2018
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Head contractors A head contractor is the entity who manages or controls a building site. Their responsibilities including engaging subcontractors and ensuring that all requirements of the Code are met, when they are contracted to undertake Commonwealth funded building work.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC remains open to assist the building and construction industry Building and construction in Metropolitan Melbourne under Stage 4 ‘Stay at Home’ Restrictions
16 March 2020
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What is sham contracting? Sham contracting refers to the act of engaging an individual under a contract for services where the true character of the engagement is an employment relationship.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC is reminding all building industry participants ahead of nation-wide rallies on 10 April to familiarise themselves with their rights and responsibilities in relation to workers who wish to attend a rally.
8 April 2019
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What is the Security of Payments Working Group? The Security of Payments Working Group was established under the BCIIP Act.  The functions of the Working Group include:
19 August 2018
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Monitoring compliance with the Code: what to expect At the ABCC, we monitor compliance with the Code by code covered entities, primarily on Commonwealth funded building work but also on their private projects. We monitor compliance through conducting site inspections and audits.
19 August 2018
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This section covers rights and responsibilities in relation to right of entry, coercion, discrimination, wages and entitlements, industrial action, freedom of association, unlawful pickets and independent contractors.
23 August 2018
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What are above-entitlement payments? ‘Above-entitlement payments’ refers to any payment or benefit that is above the amount or value of a payment or benefit required to be paid under a Commonwealth industrial instrument or industrial law within the meaning outlined in the FW Act.
19 August 2018
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If you’re a contractor who’s a code covered entity, you’re not responsible for ensuring that subcontractors whom you engage for privately funded building work comply with the Code. This means that for privately funded work you should not request Letters of Compliance or Self-Declarations from subcontractors.
19 August 2018

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