The latest quarterly report from Australian Building and Construction Commission shows that in total the regulator has wasted around half-a-million taxpayer dollars on frivolous court action in the infamous 'cup of tea' case.
The CFMEU National Construction Secretary has raised serious questions about the Attorney General’s links to a prominent Perth builder and Liberal Party donor who a judge described as having a ‘blind hatred’ for the CFMEU which contributed to significant safety breaches.
The CFMEU National Construction Secretary has slammed the ABCC for targeting dozens of Queensland workers with $42,000 fines in a dispute over flags while ignoring the crisis in confidence enveloping the Australian construction industry.
In a finding with ramifications for every construction site around the country, The South Australian Coroner has recommended that spotters be used whenever scissor lifts are operated on construction sites in order to save construction workers’ lives.
On Thursday, 1 November 2018, the South Australian Coroner will hand down the findings of the inquest into the death of Jorge Castillo-Riffo, who was killed on the Royal Adelaide Hospital building site in November 2014.