Emerging issues

‘Building confidence’ reform agenda delivers improved building quality, more certain compliance pathways and sustainable professional indemnity insurance, while avoiding unnecessary red tape.

  • Provide free access to Australian Standards referenced in the National Construction Code (NCC).
  • Require manufacturers to validate product conformance against the NCC requirements and communicate product information in a standard format (Product Technical Statements).
  • Introduce a system of third-party review to sign off high-risk components.

Explore practical measures to help address the increased prevalence of mental health issues in the workplace.

  • Contribute to the development of the ‘Psychological Health Code of Practice’ and address the lack of clarity around what compliance looks like.
  • Provide better tools to support the mental health of workers, in addition to initiatives such as Mates in Construction.

Advocacy Focus 2021

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