We are focused on promoting regulatory reform, harmonised standards and code compliance in the Australian building and construction product industries.
BPIC’s primary objectives are to:
- Promote public and regulatory confidence, growth and innovation in the building product sector.
- Promote and support improved, robust and nationally consistent building and construction product:
- Legislation, regulation, codes and standards.
- Labelling and traceability systems.
- Procurement framework.
- Market surveillance mechanisms as well as third-party product certification schemes.
- Substitution controls, non-conforming product controls and controls on the correct use of products.
- Environmental performance, impact and sustainability assessment framework.
- Health, safety and comfort framework.
It achieves these outcomes through advocacy to government, industry and the community, and by showcasing the economic and social benefits of conforming building and construction products.
BPIC also represents the interests of building and construction product suppliers within high-level strategic and technical forums.
Building and construction directly employs 1.18 million people [August 2019] and is the economy’s larger sector by full time employment. About 383,000 firms make up the construction industry and construction activity directly accounts for $211.5 billion in economic activity [year to June 2019].
BPIC is a not for profit organisation directed by a Board comprised of representatives from its member organisations.
Chair – Dave Gover – EWPAA
Deputy Chair – Scott Munter – SRIA
Secretary – Ken Slattery – CCAA
Executive Officer – Rodger Hills
ABCB Building Codes Committee representative – Rodger Hills – BPIC