The Federal Government has negotiated a deal with the Senate crossbench to toughen the legislation to re-establish the Australian Building and Construction Commission.
The Government’s plans to reintroduce the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) may be placed on hold until the furore surrounding the election of Bob Day as a senator for South Australia is resolved.
The Government’s plans to reintroduce the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) are on hold until the High Court resolves eligibility issues involving two candidates who stood for the Senate on July 2.
The Coalition Government has used its numbers in the House of Representatives to push through in the House legislation to reinstate the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) which the government used as a trigger for the double-dissolution on July 2.
BAS Agents with clients in the building and construction industry who paid contractors during 2015-16 should be aware their Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) is due by 28 August 2016.
An interim report from the Senate committee on non-conforming building products says that safety should not be a “matter of good luck”.
Bob Baldwin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, has convened a national meeting with building industry leaders to address the influx of non-conforming building products.
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has released a new rating tool called Green Star – Design & As Built, which it says will create sustainable places for everyone.
The Industry Department has launched of new procurement guidelines for the construction and building sector to help protect householders from faulty materials and products.