Insolvency in the Australian construction industry

On 4 December 2014 the Senate referred an inquiry into insolvency in the Australian construction industry to the Senate Economics References Committee for inquiry and report by 11 November 2015. On 15 September 2015, the Senate granted an extension to the committee to report by 3 December 2015.

Submissions closed on 17 April 2015.

Please note that because of the nature of this inquiry, allegations of insolvent trading; non-payment of debts; failing or deliberately arranging affairs so as to avoid paying workers' entitlements or related conduct may have been made against certain named individuals or organisations. The committee may decide to publish material that contains adverse comments.

The committee wishes to inform people that they have the right to respond to any such adverse reflections made against them in written submissions. If you would like to take the opportunity to respond to adverse comments made about you in written submissions, please contact the committee secretariat or you may write directly to the secretariat at the address below. You should confine your comments to the adverse comments made about you.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
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Canberra ACT 2600

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About this inquiry

An inquiry into the scale and incidence of insolvency in the Australian construction industry

Past Public Hearings

04 Nov 2015: Canberra
26 Oct 2015: Perth
29 Sep 2015: Melbourne


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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