Laws, codes & regulations

Laws, codes and regulations are the backbone of the building and construction industry. They govern the building process, employment relations, health and safety, and disputes, just to name a few.

So, a good working knowledge of the law is essential for builders and subbies. But it’s hard to know it all and keep on top of how often they change.

That’s why Master Builders is here to help you understand the crux of it. We’ve got you covered on:

We're also on here to help you get your head around:

  • Employment and industrial relations legislation
    • Building and Construction Industry Portable Long Service Leave Act
    • Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Act
    • Fair Work Act
    • Modern Slavery Act 2018
    • Small Business Fair Dismissal Code
    • Whistleblower rights and protection
    • Workplace Gender Equality Act
  • Work health and safety legislation
    • Work Health and Safety Act 2011
    • Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
    • Codes of Practice
      • Managing the risk of psychosocial hazards at work Code of Practice 2022
      • Managing respirable crystalline silica dust exposure in construction and manufacturing of construction elements Code of Practice 2022

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