What to make of the new CFMMEU Enterprise Agreement 2020-2022

The new Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union Enterprise Agreement 2020 -2022 presents some new approaches from the CFMMEU, and relative content differences from the previous 2018 - 2019 Agreement.

15 April 2021

Important changes to casual employment laws

Important changes have been made to Fair Work laws about the employment of casual employees.

6 April 2021

COVID-19 update: Greater Brisbane lockdown lifted - 1 April 2021

The lockdown for Greater Brisbane will end at 12 noon on 1 April 2021 Here's what you need to know for the next two weeks.

1 April 2021

COVID-19 update: Greater Brisbane lockdown 29 March 2021

All you need to know about the latest Greater Brisbane lockdown and specific details on how it impacts the building and construction industry.

29 March 2021

Low Density Asbestos Fire Board Classified as Friable from 1 May 2021

From 1 May 2021, low density asbestos fibre board (LDB), also known as asbestos insulating board, will be classified as a friable material in all circumstances. This means LDB can only legally be removed by a class A asbestos removal licence holder.

18 March 2021

King among women taking the leadership crown on International Women’s Day 2021

ANDY King has lived and breathed building and construction all her life.

8 March 2021

HomeBuilder: the fine print you need to know

Be sure to take extra care when entering into contracts with owners who want to apply for the HomeBuilder grant to build a new home.

12 February 2021

New RBC coming soon

We recently reviewed the Master Builders Residential Building Contract (RBC) and will soon be launching a fresh new version.

12 February 2021

Statutory Trusts and Retention Trusts – new framework

The next round of changes for the industry commence on 1 March 2021 and involve the replacement of the current Project Bank Account framework that has been in place since 1 March 2018.

12 February 2021

New Performance Solution Requirements

From 1 July 2021 the National Construction Code (NCC) will include new requirements for demonstrating compliance through Performance Solutions for building and plumbing work.

9 February 2021

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