As the federal election draws nearer, opposition parties are lining up to support moves toward federal security of payment legislation in order to address issues associated with non-payment within the Australian construction sector.

As the Coalition delays its response until after the election, opposition parties including Labor, the Greens, the Nick Zenothon Team and independent MP Glen Lazarus have promised to support critical recommendations contained in the final report of the senate inquiry into construction industry insolvencies which was handed down last year….