An attempt by the Labor Party to prevent the introduction of a new Code which sets out rules in respect of workplace relations which will apply to Commonwealth funded building and infrastructure projects has been thwarted.

In an effort to prevent the step the federal government’s Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work (Buidling Code 2016), Labor Senator Doug Cameron introduced a Senate motion to move that the new Code be disallowed.  The motion was defeated, however, after the Xenophon team and One Nation…