Security of Payment Amendment Regulation
The NSW Government is continuing to progress reforms to the building and construction industry to provide greater financial security and prompter payments for subcontractors. As a result, Fair Trading are seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2008 (the Regulation).
30 years' bad practice bites back
In February 2015, a worker fell almost four metres while installing cladding on a roof. He suffered fractured ribs and vertebrae, and a punctured lung.
NSW District Court Judge David Russell fined the business owner $60,000 for breaching his health and safety duties regarding safe systems of work and $1,500 for failing to notify us of a serious incident immediately after becoming aware of it.