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As part of its vision and objects, SoCLA, with the assistance of its members, reviews and comments upon various industry reports.  Those comments are then collated into a submission and issued to the relevant entities in an effort to effect positive legislative change in the construction industry.  Details of the recent submissions made by SoCLA and invitations to members to comment are set out below.

Requests for Feedback

Please look out for future emails from SoCLA requesting feedback.  Details of such requests will also be included here.

Senate Economics References Committee’s Inquiry into Non-Conforming Building Products - Government Response to the Final Report: Non-conforming building products – the need for a coherent and robust regulatory regime 

The Report can be found here.

 

Draft Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment (Review Recommendations) Amendment Bill 2020 (SA) (February 2020)

A copy of the draft 2020 bill can be found here.   

The Society's submission is available here

 

Regulation of Building Standards, Building Quality and Building Disputes - NSW Legislative inquiry (July 2019)

The Society's submission is available here

The First Report (Report No. 4) dated November 2019 can be found here.

The Government's first response to the First Report (Report No 4) is available here.

The Final Report (Report No 6) dated April 2020 is available here.

 

Financial impacts of statutory trusts in the building and construction industry

Members may be interested in the attached Report on Financial impacts of statutory trusts in the building and construction industry prepared for the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (April 2019).

 

Building Stronger Foundations: Discussion Paper (July 2019)

Members may be interested in the attached Discussion Paper: Building Stronger Foundations - Implementing the NSW Government Response to the Shergold Weir Building Confidence Report.

The Society's submission is available here.

 

Fiocco Report on Security of Payment Laws in the WA Building and Construction Industry

SoCLA is grateful for the feedback received from its members which has contributed to its submission on the Fiocco Report on WA Security of Payment Laws.  The Fiocco Report can be accessed here and SoCLA's submission can be accessed by members by logging into our website and clicking here.

 

Murray Report on Security of Payment Laws

SoCLA is grateful for the feedback received from its members which has contributed to its submission on the Murray Report on Security of Payment Laws.  The Murray Report can be accessed here and SoCLA's submission can be accessed by members by logging into our website and clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

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