Footnotes

Footnotes

Chapter 1 - Introduction

[1]        Journals of the Senate, No. 100, 23 June 2015, p. 2766.

[2]        Journals of the Senate, No. 116, 15 September 2015, p. 3120.

[3]        Journals of the Senate, No. 127, 23 November 2015, p. 3419.

[4]        Journals of the Senate, No. 146, 15 March 2016, p. 3944.

[5]        Journals of the Senate, No. 100, 23 June 2015, p. 2766.

[6]        Ai Group, Submission 46, p. 7.

[7]        Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 4, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[8]        Australian Building Codes Board, Submission 49, p. 4.

[9]        Department of Industry Innovation and Science, 'Building Ministers' Forum', http://www.industry.gov.au/industry/IndustrySectors/buildingmetalsandconstruction/Pages/Building-Ministers-Forum.aspx (accessed 19 April 2016).

[10]      Housing Industry Association, Submission 30, p. 11.

[11]      Ai Group, The quest for a level playing field: The non-conforming building product dilemma, November 2013, p. 6.

[12]      Construction Product Alliance, Submission 33, p. 2.

[13]      Australasian Procurement and Construction Council, Submission 1, p. 1.

[14]      Victorian Government, Submission 57, p. 3.

[15]      Victorian Building Authority, 'VBA Releases External Wall Cladding Audit Report', Media Release, 17 February 2016, http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0015/39102/VBA-External-Wall-Cladding-Report-VBA-Media-Release.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[16]      Department of Industry and Science, Submission 43, pp. 2–3.

[17]      Department of Industry Innovation and Science, 'Building Ministers' Forum', http://www.industry.gov.au/industry/IndustrySectors/buildingmetalsandconstruction/Pages/Building-Ministers-Forum.aspx (accessed 19 April 2016).

[18]      Building Minister's Forum, Communiqué, 31 July 2015, http://productalliance.com.au/~/media/HIA%20Website/MiniSite/CPA/PDF/BMF_Communique31July2015.ashx (accessed 22 April 2016).

[19]      Building Minister's Forum, Communiqué, 31 July 2015, http://productalliance.com.au/~/media/HIA%20Website/MiniSite/CPA/PDF/BMF_Communique31July2015.ashx (accessed 22 April 2016).

[20]      Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works, 'Non-conforming building products', last updated 29 March 2016, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/construction/BuildingPlumbing/Building/Pages/NonConformingBuildingProducts.aspx (accessed 22 April 2016).

[21]      Building Minister's Forum, Communiqué, 31 July 2015, http://productalliance.com.au/~/media/HIA%20Website/MiniSite/CPA/PDF/BMF_Communique31July2015.ashx (accessed 22 April 2016).

[22]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 4, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[23]      Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works, 'Non-conforming building products', last updated 29 March 2016, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/construction/BuildingPlumbing/Building/Pages/NonConformingBuildingProducts.aspx (accessed 22 April 2016).

[24]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 10, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[25]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 10, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[26]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 11, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[27]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 12, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[28]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 13, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[29]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 14, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[30]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 16, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[31]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 17, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[32]      Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, pp. 17–27, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 22 April 2016).

[33]      The Honourable Mick de Brenni, Minister for Housing and Public Works, 'Collaborative national approach to improving building safety standards', Media statements, 25 February 2016, http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2016/2/25/collaborative-national-approach-to-improving-building-safety-standards (accessed 22 April 2016).

[34]      Ai Group, 'Welcome action ahead on non-conforming building products', Media release, 22 February 2016, http://productalliance.com.au/~/media/HIA%20Website/MiniSite/CPA/PDF/Building%20Ministers%20Non%20conforming%20products%20220216.ashx (accessed 22 April 2016).

[35]      Building Minister's Forum, Communiqué, 19 February 2016, http://productalliance.com.au/~/media/HIA%20Website/MiniSite/CPA/PDF/Building%20Ministers%20Forum%20communique%2019022016.ashx (accessed 22 April 2016). The ABCB published a list of the measures undertaken on its website: 'Actions to be taken on Fire Safety in High Rise Buildings, 24 February 2016, http://www.abcb.gov.au/News/2016/02/24/Actions-to-be-taken-on-Fire-Safety-in-High-Rise-Buildings (accessed 22 April 2016).

[36]      Australian Building Codes Board, 'Actions to be taken on Fire Safety in High Rise Buildings, 24 February 2016, http://www.abcb.gov.au/News/2016/02/24/Actions-to-be-taken-on-Fire-Safety-in-High-Rise-Buildings (accessed 22 April 2016).

[37]      Victorian Government, Submission 57, p. 3.

[38]      Australian Building Codes Board, 'Actions to be taken on Fire Safety in High Rise Buildings, 24 February 2016, http://www.abcb.gov.au/News/2016/02/24/Actions-to-be-taken-on-Fire-Safety-in-High-Rise-Buildings (accessed 22 April 2016).

[39]      Building Minister's Forum, Communiqué, 19 February 2016, http://productalliance.com.au/~/media/HIA%20Website/MiniSite/CPA/PDF/Building%20Ministers%20Forum%20communique%2019022016.ashx (accessed 22 April 2016).

[40]      Ai Group, 'Welcome action ahead on non-conforming building products', Media Release, 22 February 2016, http://productalliance.com.au/~/media/HIA%20Website/MiniSite/CPA/PDF/Building%20Ministers%20Non%20conforming%20products%20220216.ashx (accessed 22 April 2016).

[41]      Answers to questions on notice from a public hearing held in Canberra on 13 November 2015 received from the Australian Industry Group on 27 January 2016, p. 3.

Chapter 2

[1]        Mr Adam Dalrymple, Director, Fire Safety, Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Committee Hansard, 13 November 2015, p. 65.

[2]        Ms Anne Paten, President, Victorian Building Action Group, Committee Hansard, 13 November 2015, p. 39.

[3]        Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 'Infinity cable recall: act now before it's too late', https://www.accc.gov.au/update/infinity-cable-recall-act-now-before-its-too-late (accessed 30 April 2016).

[4]        Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 'Infinity cable recall: act now before it's too late', https://www.accc.gov.au/update/infinity-cable-recall-act-now-before-its-too-late (accessed 30 April 2016).

[5]        Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 'Infinity cable recall: act now before it's too late', https://www.accc.gov.au/update/infinity-cable-recall-act-now-before-its-too-late (accessed 30 April 2016).

[6]        Ai Group, Submission 46, p. 7.

[7]        Housing Industry Association, Submission 30, p. 56

[8]        Answers to questions on notice from a public hearing held in Canberra on 13 November 2015 received from the Australian Industry Group on 27 January 2016, p. 4.

[9]        Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council, 'EESS FAQ', http://www.erac.gov.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=141&Itemid=590 (accessed 2 May 2016).

[10]      Asbestos Eradication and Safety Agency, Submission 10, p. 1.

[11]      Asbestos Eradication and Safety Agency, Supplementary submission 10, p. 1.

[12]      Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, Submission 74, p. 5.

[13]      Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Submission 56, p. 3.

[14]      Asbestos Eradication and Safety Agency, Submission 10, p. 1.

[15]      Asbestos Eradication and Safety Agency, Submission 10, p. 1.

[16]      Answers to questions on notice from a public hearing held in Canberra on 13 November 2015 received from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on 15 December 2015,
p. 4.

[17]      Asbestos Eradication and Safety Agency, Submission 10, p. 3.

[18]      Answers to questions on notice from a public hearing held in Canberra on 13 November 2015 received from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on 15 December 2015,
p. 4.

[19]      Engineered Wood Products Association of Australia, Submission 12, p. 2.

[20]      Australian Windows Association, Submission 5, p. 1.

[21]      Standards Australia, Submission 45, p. 2.

[22]      Standards Australia, Submission 45, p. 3.

[23]      Standards Australia, Submission 45, p. 3.

[24]      Mr Adam Stingemore, Senate Economics Reference Committee, Inquiry into the future of Australia's steel industry, Committee Hansard, 6 April 2016, p. 54.

[25]      Dr Nathan Munz, Committee Hansard, 15 February 2016, p. 4.

[26]      Wren Industries, Supplementary Submission 64.2, p. 2.

[27]      Welding Technology Institute of Australia, Submission 32 to Senate Economics Reference Committee, Inquiry into the future of Australia's steel industry, p. 8.

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