CCF WELCOMES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S NEW MIGRATION STRATEGY

Australia’s peak civil construction industry body welcomes the Federal Government’s new Migration Strategy, which includes reforms that could greatly improve the civil construction sector’s ability to employ much-needed skilled plant operators and other skilled construction workers from overseas. Under the new Strategy, civil construction plant operator and other blue-collar roles could be eligible through a new Core Skills Pathway, subject …

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST NOT BACK AWAY FROM ITS INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING RESPONSIBILITIES 

Australia’s peak civil construction industry body is pleased that the Federal Government has finally presented the findings of its infrastructure funding review.  Civil Contractors Federation President Mick Boyle said it is understandable that states and territories were upset at the cuts to their project pipelines. Clarity is required on the timing of funds set aside for delayed projects.  Mr Boyle …

CIVIL CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE RECOGNISED AT CCF NATIONAL EARTH AWARDS

Australia’s peak civil construction industry body Civil Contractors Federation Australia (CCF) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 CCF National Earth Awards. This year’s finalists and winners were recognised at the awards ceremony held on 10th November in Canberra. Congratulations to the 2023 CCF National Earth Awards winners:  PROJECT VALUE UP TO $2M  BridgePro/ Latrobe Council | Warrawee …

26TEN Partnership

CCF Tasmania has joined a network of many organisations working together to make it easier for more Tasmanians to get the skills they need for work and life.Literacy, numeracy and digital literacy have been identified as an issue in our industry. As our work practices become more digitally focused its important to provide help for members and their employees to …

Deep concern about new Federal Government road funding policy

Civil Contractors Federation Tasmania has today expressed deep concern about the new road funding arrangements announced by the Federal Government, which are likely to see a significant reduction in road funding in Tasmania. CCF Tasmania CEO Andrew Winch said that the new Federal Government policy announced yesterday sees a departure from the current policy of 80-20 Federal-State funding split for …

NAWIC Tas Awards – FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT

NAWIC Tas Awards have been announced and CCF Tasmania has 2 entries that have made the top 3 finalists! Congratulations to CCF Tasmania team member Bridget van de Kamp who has been named as a finalist in the ‘Contribution to a Project or Organisation’ Award. CCF Tasmania’s work with The High Vis Army project in attracting and retaining women in …

WorkSafe Tasmania Month (2nd to 30th October, 2023)

What is WorkSafe Month? WorkSafe Month is a time for employers and workers to focus on improving work health, safety, wellbeing and return to work; and reducing work-related injury, illness and death. Every October, workers and employers are encouraged to take part in the many events and activities provided virtually and in-person, to advance their skills and knowledge. This year’s …

President’s Lunch 2022

Another fantastic Civil Contractor’s Federation President’s Lunch was held at Blundstone Area in Bellerive on Friday 25. CCF President Bill Abbott hosted as many as 134 people and they were treated to delicious food, drinks, and informative speeches with the afternoon hailing a tremendous success. CCF CEO Andrew Winch said the event provided an opportunity for members to network and …

Federal Budget 2022

The 2022 Federal Government Budget was delivered in Canberra tonight by the Federal Treasurer, the Hon, Josh Frydenberg MP and Civil Contractors Federation National has achieved great success with the main aspects of our pre-budget submission being adopted by the Federal Government – please refer to the attached media release for a more detailed explanation. In summary they include: Sustained …