Man looking at a progress payment claim

Payment Claims in
the Construction Industry

We have previously touched on the new Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (“the BIF Act”) and summarised some of the changes effected by its introduction.  The following article will explore how progress payments are claimed unde…
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construction site with paperwork and hard hat

Important Changes to
the Building Industry

In 2017, the Queensland Parliament passed legislation to reform many aspects of the building and construction industry.  Although the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (“the BIF Act”) commenced on 10 November 2017, many of the…
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three people arguing over a plan, one with a helmet

Dream Home
or Nightmare?

There has been a substantial increase in insolvency in the building and construction industry, and with the significant pressure placed on builders, there is little surprise. Builders – both sole traders and construction companies – are required to manage sub-cont…
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