Media Release
31 Mar 2017

Notification of sanction under Building Code

Today the Commissioner received notification from the Minister for Employment of her decision to impose an exclusion sanction of three months on J. Hutchinson Pty Ltd.
Media Release
29 Mar 2017

Ten-fold increase in penalties against CFMEU for Perth Airport blockade

The Full Court of the Federal Court has today significantly increased penalties against the CFMEU and a number of its key leaders after they blocked construction work on the $80 million Perth International Airport Arrivals Expansion Project.
Industry update
20 Mar 2017

Industry Update - January-February 2017

Welcome to the January-February 2017 edition of Industry update, our bi-monthly online newsletter.  Industry Update provides updates on the latest activities of the ABCC, industry trends, and emerging issues.
9 Mar 2017

Building Code 2016 Guidance Material

The ABCC has today published guidance material to enable stakeholders to consider whether enterprise agreements are compliant with the Building Code 2016.
23 Feb 2017

Application of new Code requirements for enterprise agreements

Contractors seeking to undertake Commonwealth funded building work have greater clarity with respect to the impact of their enterprise agreements following amendments to the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016.
Media Release
8 Feb 2017

CFMEU ordered to pay $96,000 over Melbourne Port blockade

The CFMEU and two of its organisers have been ordered to pay $96,000 in penalties after blockading work at the $1.6 billion Port of Melbourne expansion project and threatening to have 20,000 workers join the dispute.
Media Release
20 Jan 2017

$57,500 penalty for CFMEU’s 'Armageddon' threat at Royal Adelaide Hospital

The Federal Court has handed down penalties totalling $57,500 to the CFMEU and two of its bosses who threatened “Armageddon” and national industrial action in a dispute at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site.
Industry update
20 Dec 2016

Industry update - November-December 2016

Welcome to the November - December 2016 edition of Industry update, our bi-monthly online newsletter. Industry Update provides updates on the latest activities of the ABCC, industry trends, and emerging issues.
Media Release
15 Dec 2016

CFMEU penalised $37,500 for demanding contractor sign secret deal to avoid ongoing strikes

The Federal Circuit Court has today handed down penalties totalling $37,500 against the CFMEU and its former Queensland President David Hanna for threatening ongoing industrial action at a Brisbane construction site, unless a construction firm agreed to sign a secret deed with the union.