Industry Update


Message from the Commissioner

Welcome to the March - April 2017 edition of the ABCC’s Industry Update, covering the agency’s activities over the last two months.In this edition, our usual wrap-up of outcomes of ABCC matters in the courts includes a penalty of nearly $600,000 handed down...

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Court summary: finalised matters

Unions penalised $101,500 after strike action at Australian Paper site in VictoriaOn 11 April the Federal Court imposed penalties totalling $101,500 against the AMWU, CFMEU and AWU and three of their officials for their involvement in unlawful industrial action...

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Summary of recent Right of Entry Permit activity

Right of Entry permits allow union officials to enter building worksites under certain circumstances. Holding a permit is a privilege and it is important that the rules governing the use of Right of Entry permits are followed by relevant personnel.A list of current...

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Building Code 2016 – Additional assistance / Security of Payments

The Building Code Group is continuing to develop tools and resources that assist stakeholders to meet the requirements of the Building Code 2016.A resources page for contractors and funding entities has been created on the ABCC website that provides easy access...

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