Report

Government's approach to re-establishing the Australian Building and Construction Commission

27 March 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-74229-977-8

View the report as a single document - (PDF 727KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
RECOMMENDATION (PDF 15KB)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND KEY FINDINGS (PDF 33KB)

Parliamentary Scrutiny
Key Findings

CHAPTER 1 - Background to the Inquiry (PDF 35KB)

Reference
Previous inquiry
Legislative History
Purpose of the Bill
Compatibility with human rights
Acknowledgement
Notes on references

CHAPTER 2 - The Cole Royal Commission (PDF 102KB)
CHAPTER 3 - Human Rights and the International Labour Organisation (PDF 102KB)

Criticism of the bills
Engagement of human rights in the bills
Australia's commitment to International Labour Organisation conventions
Proposed discrimination against employees and employers in the building and construction industry

CHAPTER 4 - Productivity (PDF 310KB)

Critiques of Independent Economics' Report

CHAPTER 5 - Is the building and construction industry unique? (PDF 56KB)

The need for a specialist regulator
Criminal Activity in the Building and Construction Industry

CHAPTER 6 - Powers, Safeguards and Oversight (PDF 116KB)

Obtaining Information
Discrimination – Penalties
Health and Safety Impacts of the Bill
Expanding the definition of Building work

COALITION SENATORS'  DISSENTING REPORT (PDF 11KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions received (PDF 15KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearing (PDF 13KB)
APPENDIX 3 - International Labour Organisation conventions in effect in Australia (PDF 26KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
Email: eec.sen@aph.gov.au

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