Media Release
7 Nov 2018

Eight CFMMEU officials allegedly breach right of entry laws at Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project

The ABCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the CFMMEU and eight of its officials after they allegedly entered the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing Project unlawfully.
Media Release
18 Oct 2018

CFMMEU fined $313,000 and ordered to take out advertisement for threatening to “smash” contractors

The Federal Court has today ordered the CFMMEU and seven of its officers to pay penalties totalling $313,000 for their unlawful conduct against a number of concreting companies at construction sites in Sydney in 2014 and 2015.
E-Alert
17 Oct 2018

E-Alert - Rally advice - reporting question answered

In response to queries, the ABCC provides the following guidance to code covered entities on their obligations under section 16 of the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016. Section 16 of the Code does not require any action to be taken where an employer has authorised the absence of their workers.
E-Alert
17 Oct 2018

E-Alert: Industrial rallies - know your rights and responsibilities

The Australian Building and Construction Commission is reminding all building industry participants ahead of a series of nation-wide rallies to familiarise themselves with their rights and responsibilities.
Media Release
11 Oct 2018

ABCC launches legal action against West Australian ceiling company and its director

The ABCC has commenced proceedings against West Australian company Big Li Ceiling Pty Ltd and its director Yiting Li alleging the company failed to produce records and documents of its workers and subcontractors during a wages and entitlements audit.
Media Release
11 Oct 2018

Court imposes $105,000 in penalties for unlawful industrial action at Perth Children’s Hospital

The Federal Court has imposed total penalties of $105,000 against 75 workers after they took part in unlawful industrial action at the New Children’s Hospital project in Perth in 2013.
Industry update
9 Oct 2018

Industry update September - October 2018

Welcome to the September – October 2018 edition of Industry update, our bi-monthly online newsletter.  Industry Update provides updates on the latest activities of the ABCC, industry trends, and emerging issues.
Media Release
2 Oct 2018

Misrepresentation comes at a cost for union official

The CFMMEU’s former South Australian organiser Mark Gava has been penalised $6,000 and his union $68,000 following Mr Gava breaching right of entry laws at the Flinders Medical Centre project in Adelaide in December 2016.
E-Alert
2 Oct 2018

New ABCC website

Next time you go to the ABCC website you may notice a difference!  Visit www.abcc.gov.au to see what has changed. What you’ll find next time you visit:
E-Alert
14 Sep 2018

Tendering for building work just got easier

The ABCC is committed to reducing red tape and promoting greater efficiencies in the building and construction industry. We want to make it easier to comply with the Building Code and designated building laws.

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