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The Security of Payment Act and its Important Consequences
Business
Thursday February 22 2018

The Security of Payment Act and its Important Consequences

The Security of Payment Act is meant to be critical for builders to get paid for construction works that they do.

Building Contracts – Important Things to Look Out For
Business
Saturday October 28 2017

Building Contracts – Important Things to Look Out For

If you are about to enter into, or have already entered into, a building contract in relation to a residential building, there are some critical things...

The Sleepwalking States: Why is Security of Payment Going Ignored?
Business
Tuesday September 5 2017

The Sleepwalking States: Why is Security of Payment Going Ignored?

What is happening in Tasmania, South Australia, and the ACT?

Security of Payment Claims Myths
Business
Tuesday July 4 2017

Security of Payment Claims Myths

I often come across contractors who tell me about the claim they just served, or ask me questions about the claim they’re about to serve.

How to Bust Creeping Cost “Ghosts” on Construction Projects
Commercial
Tuesday May 2 2017

How to Bust Creeping Cost “Ghosts” on Construction Projects

It seems that in every building or construction project, there are hidden items that end up costing someone on the project more than they had planned.

Security of Payment: Why Not a Single Act for the Whole Country?
Business
Wednesday April 19 2017

Security of Payment: Why Not a Single Act for the Whole Country?

A single version of the Security of Payment Act is a mirage of wonders lingering on the horizon. Could it happen? It seems so.

National Security of Payment Approach Would Protect Subcontractors
Business
Wednesday March 1 2017

National Security of Payment Approach Would Protect Subcontractors

Late payments, non-payments and insolvencies have been long standing blights on the Australian building and construction industry. Fire protection contractors have been in the front line...

Federal Security of Payment: Confusion Reigns
Business
Tuesday February 28 2017

Federal Security of Payment: Confusion Reigns

A single version of the Security of Payment Act is a mirage of wonders lingering on the horizon. Could it finally actually happen?

Developments in Australian Construction Law
Business
Tuesday February 14 2017

Developments in Australian Construction Law

Looking back at the year just completed, 2016 proved to be an interesting year in the space we may call the ‘construction industry law’ space. In...

Business
Jul 20 2018
ABCC Launches Campaign to Help Secure Subcontractors’ Payments

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner Stephen McBurney today launched a national campaign aimed at security of payments for subcontractors in the building and construction sector.

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Business
Feb 6 2018
Fed's seek Input for Prompt Payment Legislation

The federal government has called for industry input and recommendations on proposed prompt payment legislation.

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