Industry Update


Message from the Commissioner

Welcome to the first edition of Industry Update for 2017.In addition to providing an update on the agency’s activities before the courts in January and February, this edition of Industry Update provides a wrap-up of the ABCC’s appearance at Senate Estimates...

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Court summary: finalised matters

$19,000 total penalties for unlawful industrial actionOn 21 February the Federal Court handed down a penalty of $1,000 on each of 19 employees who walked off a waste water treatment plant in Perth, causing a scheduled concrete pour to be delayed.At the time of...

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Building Code 2016 – How to expedite your assessment

As communicated via an E-Alert on 9 March 2017, the ABCC has published guidance material to enable stakeholders to consider whether enterprise agreements are compliant with the Building Code 2016.The guidance is available on the ABCC website in the form of a spreadsheet...

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ABCC at Senate Estimates

The Australian Building and Construction Commission appeared before the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee at the 2016-17 Additional Estimates hearing on 2 March 2017.Senate Estimates hearings allow our elected parliamentarians to scrutinise...

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