Industry Update


Message from FWBC Director Nigel Hadgkiss

I hope this Industry Update finds you well.FWBC has been incredibly busy in recent months. Several matters have been filed in the courts and many complex investigations are keeping staff working hard.While we hope for fewer problems to investigate – as this...

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What does coercion look like?

A series of allegations of coercion on building sites around Australia is cause for concern. Head contractors, site managers and workers should know their rights and know what coercion looks like.Coercion is taking action or threatening to take action against another...

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FWBC courts wrap-up

FWBC has been busy getting matters into the courts since the last Industry Update. NEW CASES FILED WITH THE COURTSCFMEU official facing court after allegedly claiming to be Steve Irwin-          A CFMEU official...

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Right of Entry - Ask to see the permit

FWBC Director Nigel Hadgkiss is urging site managers to demand to see, and carefully inspect, original Right of Entry permits before allowing union officials on their sites.Right of Entry permit holders are entitled to enter building sites, but they must strictly...

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Last chance for voluntary Building Code program

FWBC still has limited places available for you to join its voluntary Building Code audit program.The program is completely free, and will help you prepare to become compliant with the new national Building Code.The Federal Government has indicated it will release...

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