Australian Building and Construction Commission

The office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (ABCC) was established on 1 October 2005 and provided with powers to enforce workplace laws, to address the problems that the building and construction industry encounters.

The ABCC provides a national service, with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. Its key objective is to ensure that workplace relations laws are enforced in building and construction industry workplaces. The ABCC also promotes proper conduct by educating industry participants on their rights and obligations.

Page contents:

Background
Implementation guidelines
When do the Code and guidelines apply?
How to be Code-compliant
Who enforces the Code