Media Release
2 Sep 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU officials stopped Pacific Hwy upgrade concrete pour and cost workers’ money

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has filed proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court alleging the CFMMEU and two officials took unlawful action at the $4.9 billion Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project in northern New South Wales.
Media Release
2 Sep 2020

ABCC alleges CFMMEU official breached right of entry laws and OHS requirements on Perth site

Note: Allegations outlined in the ABCC’s media releases relating to the commencement of litigation reflect those put forward in our Statement of Claim at the time of filing. Some details may vary over the course of the proceeding. The ABCC’s allegations against Stephen Parker have been discontinued.
Media Release
26 Aug 2020

CFMMEU stop work on Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project because first aid bed was “too high”

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has filed legal proceedings in the Federal Court alleging a CFMMEU delegate delayed work from starting on Melbourne’s Metro Rail Tunnel project claiming a first aid bed was too high.
Media Release
20 Aug 2020

Non-compliance publication notice

The ABCC commenced legal action against Big Li Ceiling Pty Ltd in September 2018 following its repeated failure to cooperate with the ABCC during an audit of the company’s payment of employee wages and entitlements. 
Media Release
18 Aug 2020

Tyrone Construction Services penalised over unlawful picket at Leederville construction site

The Federal Court has penalised West Australian company Tyrone Construction Services Pty Ltd and its representative, Mr Alistair Adams, $96,000 over unlawful picketing of the Perth-based building site known as ‘Skypark’ in Leederville, Western Australia in 2019.
Industry update
12 Aug 2020

Industry Update - August 2020 Edition

The August edition of Industry Update features the latest information from the ABCC, changes to the Building Award, Joinery Award and Mobile Crane Award, court outcomes and more.
Media Release
5 Aug 2020

ABCC gains injunction against CFMMEU action threatening completion of new inner city school

The ABCC has obtained a temporary injunction against the CFMMEU preventing it from continuing to organise unlawful industrial action at the Inner City South State Secondary College project site at Dutton Park in Brisbane.
Media Release
29 Jul 2020

CFMMEU penalised for unlawful picket in nation’s capital

The ACT Branch of the CFMMEU and three of its officials have been penalised a total of $159,600 after the Federal Court found they engaged in unlawful picketing at a Canberra building site in May 2018.
Industry update
15 Jul 2020

Industry Update - July 2020 Edition

The July edition of Industry Update features the latest information from the ABCC about wages and entitlements, our upcoming webinar, must-know changes to the construction awards, court outcomes and more.

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