Media Release
25 Sep 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU officials obstruct critical West Gate Tunnel work

The ABCC has filed proceedings in the Federal Court alleging the CFMMEU and two of its officials committed 46 contraventions when they disrupted night construction work and ignored Victoria Police and WorkSafe instructions at the $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel Project in December 2019. 
Media Release
23 Sep 2020

ABCC takes action after NSW company fails to pay subcontractor for work at Parliament House Security Upgrade Project

The ABCC has filed Federal Circuit Court proceedings against NSW company N-Cap Pty Ltd alleging it failed to comply with a compliance notice requiring it to pay a subcontractor for work at the Australian Parliament House Security Upgrade project in Canberra.
Media Release
22 Sep 2020

ABCC alleges subcontractor terminated for not having union agreement

The ABCC has filed Federal Court proceedings against Consolidated Power Projects Australia (CPP) and four staff members alleging the company banned and subsequently terminated a subcontractor because it did not have a union enterprise agreement.
Media Release
21 Sep 2020

CFMMEU and six officials hit with $201,500 in penalties over ACT entry breaches

The Federal Circuit Court in the ACT has penalised the CFMMEU $138,000 and six officials a further $63,500 following breaches of right of entry laws across three apartment project sites in Franklin, Harrison and Wright in 2013 and 2014.
Industry update
10 Sep 2020

Industry Update - September 2020 Edition

The September edition of Industry Update features the latest information from the ABCC, our Corporate Plan and priorities for 2020-21, how we have continued educating and communicating in the COVID-era, a non-compliance publication notice, new matters, court outcomes and more.
Media Release
2 Sep 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU officials stopped Pacific Hwy upgrade concrete pour and cost workers’ money

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has filed proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court alleging the CFMMEU and two officials took unlawful action at the $4.9 billion Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project in northern New South Wales.
Media Release
2 Sep 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU official breached right of entry laws and OHS requirements on Perth site

The ABCC has filed Federal Court proceedings against the CFMMEU and one of its officials, Stephen Parker, for alleged breaches of right of entry laws in the Fair Work Act 2009 at the NEXT DC P2 Project in Perth in December 2019.
Media Release
26 Aug 2020

CFMMEU stop work on Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project because first aid bed was “too high”

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has filed legal proceedings in the Federal Court alleging a CFMMEU delegate delayed work from starting on Melbourne’s Metro Rail Tunnel project claiming a first aid bed was too high.
Media Release
20 Aug 2020

Non-compliance publication notice

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. 
Media Release
18 Aug 2020

Tyrone Construction Services penalised over unlawful picket at Leederville construction site

The Federal Court has penalised West Australian company Tyrone Construction Services Pty Ltd and its representative, Mr Alistair Adams, $96,000 over unlawful picketing of the Perth-based building site known as ‘Skypark’ in Leederville, Western Australia in 2019.

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