Senate to Investigate Building Code in Wake of Cladding Fires
Australian building regulations will be examined by a Senate committee after the deadly London residential tower fire.
Senate Action on Dodgy Building Products Back On
An inquiry into building products which do not conform to local standards is back on with a new and expanded terms of reference as a string...
PM Doesn’t Have the Numbers: ABCC
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull won't put his government's election-triggering industrial relations bills before the Senate until he's confident he has the numbers.
ABCC Bill No Longer on Senate’s Agenda
With the fate of two crucial crossbench seats in doubt, the federal government has left its legislation to restore the building watchdog off next week's Senate...
Was Bob Day’s legitimately Elected?
The federal government could have major problems getting its legislation passed in the Senate amid revelations Family First senator Bob Day may have been invalidly elected.
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.
Building Watchdog in Senate Spotlight
Unions will argue nothing has changed since parliament last knocked back federal government plans to restore a building industry watchdog when they appear before a Senate...
Insolvency and the Senate References Committee Report
In December last year, the federal government released a report on insolvency in the Australian construction industry.
Crossbenchers Gut Fair Work Changes
Senate crossbenchers have gutted government legislation to overhaul workplace relations laws that limit union bargaining timeframes for large construction projects.