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Friday July 20, 2018

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Govt Set to Secure Massive New Win on ABCC
Business
Monday February 13 2017

Govt Set to Secure Massive New Win on ABCC

The transition period for a new code of conduct governing workplace relations on Commonwealth funded projects could be reduced from two years to nine months and...

What Builders Need to Know About the ABCC at a Practical Level
Business
Wednesday January 11 2017

What Builders Need to Know About the ABCC at a Practical Level

Predictably, reactions to the passing of the legislation to reinstate the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) in December were mixed.

ABCC Lives – Building Cop Reborn
Business
Friday December 2 2016

ABCC Lives – Building Cop Reborn

The former Australian Building and Construction Commission is set to be reborn after the bill to re-establish the ABCC passed the Senate.

Building Watchdog Cut Funding to Oversight Body
Business
Thursday October 6 2016

Building Watchdog Cut Funding to Oversight Body

Australia’s watchdog for workplace relations within the building and construction industry cut funding to a body which is tasked with the oversight of its executive powers,...

PM: Unions Driving Women Out of Construction
Business
Thursday April 28 2016

PM: Unions Driving Women Out of Construction

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says union thuggery is partly to blame for the lack of women working on construction sites.

July 2 Election Likely after ABCC Defeat
Business
Tuesday April 19 2016

July 2 Election Likely after ABCC Defeat

Australians could be going to the polls on July 2 after the Senate shot down the federal government's attempt to restore the building industry watchdog.

Disputes Up Since Abolition of ABCC
Business
Thursday March 31 2016

Disputes Up Since Abolition of ABCC

Disputes within the construction sector have risen since the Australian Building and Construction Commission was abolished, a government minister claims.

Restoring Govt Integrity ‘More Vital’ than ABCC
Business
Thursday March 10 2016

Restoring Govt Integrity ‘More Vital’ than ABCC

Freezing politicians' pay and making MPs take economy-class flights would do more to restore integrity than a building industry watchdog, says independent senator John Madigan.

Can Building Watchdog Gains be Measured?
Business
Monday February 8 2016

Can Building Watchdog Gains be Measured?

The federal government says restoring the building industry watchdog will boost productivity but the size of any actual benefit to the economy is difficult to know...