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senate vote 2012-03-20#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:49

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2012-03-20.121.1 motion] that the remaining stages of the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4684 bill] be agreed to and that it be passed in the Senate.
  • Since the bill has already passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • The bill abolishes the Australian Building and Construction Commission (‘ABCC’) and creates the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The ABCC was originally established by the Coalition Government in 2005 in response to the Royal Commission into the Building and Construction Industry, which found that there was “widespread disregard of the rule of law” within the industry.([http://www.royalcombci.gov.au/docs/finalreport/V01Summary_PressFinal.pdf Summary of Findings and Recommendations] (1.9MB). For a more general introduction on the ABCC, see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_the_Australian_Building_and_Construction_Commissioner#Royal_Commission_into_the_Building_and_Construction_Industry Wikipedia page]. )
  • The Labor Government promised to abolish the ABCC when they were elected in 2007 and this bill reflects that promise.([http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3426275.htm Supporters condemn dismantling of ABCC – Lateline report])
  • References
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2012-03-20.121.1) that the remaining stages of the [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4684) be agreed to and that it be passed in the Senate.
  • Since the bill has already passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • The bill abolishes the Australian Building and Construction Commission (‘ABCC’) and creates the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The ABCC was originally established by the Coalition Government in 2005 in response to the Royal Commission into the Building and Construction Industry, which found that there was “widespread disregard of the rule of law” within the industry.( [Summary of Findings and Recommendations](http://www.royalcombci.gov.au/docs/finalreport/V01Summary_PressFinal.pdf) (1.9MB). For a more general introduction on the ABCC, see the [Wikipedia page](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_the_Australian_Building_and_Construction_Commissioner#Royal_Commission_into_the_Building_and_Construction_Industry). )
  • The Labor Government promised to abolish the ABCC when they were elected in 2007 and this bill reflects that promise.( [Supporters condemn dismantling of ABCC – Lateline report](http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3426275.htm))
  • References
senate vote 2012-03-20#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:50

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2012-03-20.121.1 motion] that the remaining stages of the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4684 bill] be agreed to and that it be passed in the Senate.
  • Since the bill has already passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • The bill abolishes the Australian Building and Construction Commission (‘ABCC’) and creates the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The ABCC was originally established by the Coalition Government in 2005 in response to the Royal Commission into the Building and Construction Industry, which found that there was “widespread disregard of the rule of law” within the industry.[1]
  • The ABCC was originally established by the Coalition Government in 2005 in response to the Royal Commission into the Building and Construction Industry, which found that there was “widespread disregard of the rule of law” within the industry.([http://www.royalcombci.gov.au/docs/finalreport/V01Summary_PressFinal.pdf Summary of Findings and Recommendations] (1.9MB). For a more general introduction on the ABCC, see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_the_Australian_Building_and_Construction_Commissioner#Royal_Commission_into_the_Building_and_Construction_Industry Wikipedia page]. )
  • The Labor Government promised to abolish the ABCC when they were elected in 2007 and this bill reflects that promise.[2]
  • The Labor Government promised to abolish the ABCC when they were elected in 2007 and this bill reflects that promise.([http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3426275.htm Supporters condemn dismantling of ABCC – Lateline report])
  • References
  • * [1] [http://www.royalcombci.gov.au/docs/finalreport/V01Summary_PressFinal.pdf Summary of Findings and Recommendations] (1.9MB). For a more general introduction on the ABCC, see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_the_Australian_Building_and_Construction_Commissioner#Royal_Commission_into_the_Building_and_Construction_Industry Wikipedia page].
  • * [2] [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3426275.htm Supporters condemn dismantling of ABCC – Lateline report]
senate vote 2012-03-20#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-02-17 09:18:38

Title

  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2012 - Agree to the bill
  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2012 - Agree to and pass the bill

Description

  • The majority voted to agree to the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4684 bill]. This means that the bill has now passed in the Senate and will now be made into law.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2012-03-20.121.1 motion] that the remaining stages of the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4684 bill] be agreed to and that it be passed in the Senate.
  • Since the bill has already passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • The bill abolishes the Australian Building and Construction Commission (‘ABCC’) and creates the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The ABCC was originally established by the Coalition Government in 2005 in response to the Royal Commission into the Building and Construction Industry, which found that there was “widespread disregard of the rule of law” within the industry.[1]
  • The Labor Government promised to abolish the ABCC when they were elected in 2007 and this bill reflects that promise.[2]
  • References
  • * [1] [http://www.royalcombci.gov.au/docs/finalreport/V01Summary_PressFinal.pdf Summary of Findings and Recommendations] (1.9MB). For a more general introduction on the ABCC, see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_the_Australian_Building_and_Construction_Commissioner#Royal_Commission_into_the_Building_and_Construction_Industry Wikipedia page].
  • * [2] [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3426275.htm Supporters condemn dismantling of ABCC – Lateline report]
senate vote 2012-03-20#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-01-03 11:49:26

Title

  • Bills — Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2012; Second Reading
  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2012 - Agree to the bill

Description

  • <p class="speaker">John Hogg</p>
  • <p>The question is that the remaining stages of the bill be agreed to and that the bill be now passed.</p>
  • The majority voted to agree to the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4684 bill]. This means that the bill has now passed in the Senate and will now be made into law.
  • The bill abolishes the Australian Building and Construction Commission (‘ABCC’) and creates the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The ABCC was originally established by the Coalition Government in 2005 in response to the Royal Commission into the Building and Construction Industry, which found that there was “widespread disregard of the rule of law” within the industry.[1]
  • The Labor Government promised to abolish the ABCC when they were elected in 2007 and this bill reflects that promise.[2]
  • References
  • * [1] [http://www.royalcombci.gov.au/docs/finalreport/V01Summary_PressFinal.pdf Summary of Findings and Recommendations] (1.9MB). For a more general introduction on the ABCC, see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_the_Australian_Building_and_Construction_Commissioner#Royal_Commission_into_the_Building_and_Construction_Industry Wikipedia page].
  • * [2] [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3426275.htm Supporters condemn dismantling of ABCC – Lateline report]