E-Alert
14 Dec 2018

ABCC welcomes appointment of new Deputy Commissioners

I am pleased to advise that the Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP has announced the appointment of two new Deputy Commissioners to fill vacant roles within the ABCC.
E-Alert
14 Dec 2018

Review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016

The formal report on the independent review of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 was tabled in Federal Parliament on Thursday 6 December, 2018.
E-Alert
4 Dec 2018

Compliance with Work Health and Safety Laws

The Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the Code) encourages the development of safe, healthy, fair, lawful and productive building sites for the benefit of all building industry participants.
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.
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.
E-Alert
27 Aug 2018

Deadline for reporting payment disputes and delays

Code covered contractors are reminded that from 1 September 2018, the ABCC will treat any failure to report disputed or delayed payments as a breach of the Code.
E-Alert
2 Aug 2018

The ABCC On Site app is here

Do you have a question about your workplace rights on site?
E-Alert
5 Jun 2018

Minimum wage increase – make sure you are paying the right rate

On Friday 1 June 2018 the Fair Work Commission announced a 3.5% increase to the minimum wage. The increase applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2018. The increase affects the minimum wage in modern awards, as well as allowances that are based on the minimum rate of pay.

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