Proposals to introduce Queensland-style reforms to security of payment legislation in South Australia would make it more difficult for subcontractors to enforce their right to receive prompt payment for work which they performed on projects, a leading adjudicator has warned.

In a submission to the review of the Building and Construction Security of Payment Act 2009 being conducted by the Office of the Small Business Commissioner in South Australia, Phillip Martin – an adjudicator who has been actively involved within the adjudication process across all eastern states of Australia -…