Media Release
11 Oct 2018

Court imposes $105,000 in penalties for unlawful industrial action at Perth Children’s Hospital

The Federal Court has imposed total penalties of $105,000 against 75 workers after they took part in unlawful industrial action at the New Children’s Hospital project in Perth in 2013.
Industry update
9 Oct 2018

Industry update September - October 2018

Welcome to the September – October 2018 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
8 Oct 2018

ABCC info night kicks off week long subcontractor payment campaign in northern NSW

Australian Building and Construction Commission Deputy Commissioner Cathy Cato and other construction and small business regulators will this month host a free information night in Yamba aimed at assisting northern NSW commercial subcontractors secure their payments.
Media Release
2 Oct 2018

Misrepresentation comes at a cost for union official

The CFMMEU’s former South Australian organiser Mark Gava has been penalised $6,000 and his union $68,000 following Mr Gava breaching right of entry laws at the Flinders Medical Centre project in Adelaide in December 2016.
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.
Media Release
27 Aug 2018

CFMMEU penalised $81,600 after threatening to “go to war” with Royal Adelaide Hospital subcontractor

The Federal Court has today penalised the CFMMEU $81,600 for the conduct of its Assistant Secretary, Jim O’Connor, and a site delegate for attempting to coerce a subcontractor to terminate a worker and replace him with a union office holder at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site in 2014.
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.
Media Release
21 Aug 2018

ABCC officers visit Pacific Complete project to talk about security of payment responsibilities

Australian Building and Construction Commission officers will be in northern New South Wales this week talking to contractors involved in the $4.3 billion Pacific Complete project about their security of payment responsibilities.
Media Release
16 Aug 2018

Two Tasmanian cases take CFMMEU penalties for the week to $822,500

The Federal Court has today handed down penalties totalling $245,500 in two cases in Tasmania involving the CFMMEU and its official Richard Hassett.

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