Useful Links

Australian Government agencies

  • Employment - The Department of Employment
  • ABCC - Australian and Building and Construction Commission
  • Comcare - Workplace safety, rehabilitation and compensation in the Commonwealth jurisdiction
  • Safe Work Australia - Safe Work Australia
  • ABCB - The Australian Building Codes Board

 

State and Territory OHS and prequalification agencies

New South Wales

  • Workcover NSW - Promotes workplace health and safety and provides a workers compensation system for the employers and workers of NSW.
  • Construction Consultative Committee - Brings together the NSW Government's construction agencies to develop, implement and promote improved practices and standards and a streamlined approach to government construction procurement.
  • Roads and Traffic Authority - Prequalification Scheme For Construction Industry and ITS Contractors

Victoria

Western Australia

South Australia

Queensland

  • WorkCover Queensland - main provider of workers’ compensation insurance to Queensland employers
  • Department of Housing and Public Works - provides integrated capital works, building asset management planning, maintenance and operational services, built asset policy development and research, and accommodation and related services to the Government and client agencies

Tasmania

Northern Territory

  • NT Worksafe - responsible for Territory-wide regulation of occupational health and safety, rehabilitation and workers' compensation
  • Contractor Accreditation Limited - a non-profit company established by the NT Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Territory Construction Association and the NT Small Business Association to manage a scheme of self regulation for the building and construction industry.

Australian Capital Territory

 

Other relevant agencies

  • JAS-ANZ - Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand. The government-appointed accreditation body for Australia and New Zealand responsible for providing accreditation of conformity assessment bodies in the fields of certification and inspection.
  • CRC Construction Innovation - The Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Construction Innovation is a national research, development and implementation centre focused on the needs of the property, design, construction and facility management sectors