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Practitioner Misconduct, Disciplinary Oversight
One of the fastest growth areas of the construction law is practitioner misconduct advocacy
Australian Construction Giants Admit to OHS Failings
While no one wins when workplace accidents occur, a recent incident offers the best-case scenario by providing funding...
$250,000 Too High a Price for Death?
An appeal against a $250,000 fine as a result of a workplace death has resulted in the doubling...
Leighton Fined For Downgrades
Leading contracting firm Leighton Holdings has accepted fines amounting to $300,000 relating to three infringement notices regarding downgrades...
Further WorkSafe Drama With 14m Fall
WorkSafe issues are only increasing, with yet another matter, the latest in a spate of building code and...
Building with No Permit Collapses | $40,000 fine
Yet anther WorkSafe issue been again brought up, leaving Acting Director of WorkSafe’s Construction and Utilities Division Allan...
ACCC Cracks Down on ‘Cover Pricing’
Three Queensland construction companies have been fined for ‘cover pricing’ while tendering for at least one local and...
Delay Penalties Hit Hard
Currently serious concern is being expressed as to the disputes emerging on the unfinished Perth Arena. The legalities...
Union Dispute Costs Millions
There has been further disputes in the unions sector last week after the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy...
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