Legislation Introduced to Restore Australian Building and Construction Commission

The Coalition today introduced legislation to reintroduce the Australian Building and Construction Commission.

According to Senator The Hon Eric Abetz, The bill will:

  • Improve the bargaining framework to ensure negotiations are sensible and productive;
  • Extend coverage of the ABCC’s powers to offshore construction sites;
  • Prohibit coercion and discrimination;
  • Deliver significant penalties for unlawful action; and
  • Provide the regulator with strong but transparent coercive powers.

Click here for the press release