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Construction company receives record NSW fine for electric shock
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • May 8 2017

In a milestone decision handed down on Friday 5 May 2017, construction company WGA Pty Ltd (WGA) has been convicted and fined AUD 1 million from a


Termination for convenience: What is the contractor entitled to?
  • White & Case LLP
  • Australia, Global, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • April 26 2017

Most recently, in the Singapore case of TT International Limited v Ho Lee Construction Pte Ltd 2017 SGHC 62, the construction contract (being a


Union’s knowing involvement amounts to actual contravention
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 12 2017

The Federal Court of Australia in Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union has found that although


What’s your plan?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • March 15 2017

The new Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 and the Building Code 2016 (Code) are in force. With the confusion


How the recent amendments to Building and Construction Industry Legislation and Code will affect you
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 2 2017

Recently, important changes to the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (Cth) (Building Act) were passed by federal


Construction Law Update January - February 2017
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 28 2017

As the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Amendment Bill 2017 (Cth) (Bill) was passed in its current form on 15 February


Significant surprise amendments to the transitional arrangements for the Building Code
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 9 2017

If the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Amendment Bill 2017 (Cth) (Bill) is passed in its current form, a significant


Change for employers tendering and performing building work
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • February 9 2017

The Turnbull Government is likely to secure an earlier commencement date for provisions within an important component of the new


What the return of the ABCC means for you
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

The Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (Building Act) became law on 1 December 2016, and became operational on the


The Latest in Labour Law: A Stewart McKelvey Newsletter - Onsite OHS liability: Who is (and who is not) the true constructor?
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

In a recent decision, R v McCarthy’s Roofing Limited, Judge Anne Derrick provided some much-needed clarity around what it means to be a “constructor”