BPIC serves as one of the first points of contact for politicians, policy makers and the media requiring advice and information about matters that relate to the building products manufacturing industry in Australia. We are a product neutral organisation that supports all materials equally while advocating for a level competitive playing field. As such, we are widely respected as being commercially impartial, and for focusing on issues that affect the whole building products sector.
2020 – June
BPIC urges the Federal Government to implement Building Product Conformity Requirements so the HomeBuilder grant scheme doesn’t become another failed economic stimulus package like those rolled out during the Global Financial Crisis.
2020 – May
2020 – April
BPIC writes to Federal industry and foreign affairs Ministers to ensure that COVID-19 economic recovery efforts create a level playing field for all building product suppliers by properly enforcing WTO Technical Barriers to Trade rules.
BPIC writes to Federal, State and Territory Ministers to seek the imposition of both a moratorium on the withdrawal of ‘Trade Credit’ insurance by underwriters, and a moratorium on ‘Liquidated Damages’ provisions within construction contracts during the COVID-19 crisis.
2019 – July
2018 – July
2018 – February
2017 – December
2017 – November
BPIC proposes amendments to the NSW Building Product (Safety) Bill 2017, which were introduced into the NSW Parliament on November 22, 2017 by Yasmin Catley the Shadow Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation.
2017 – July
2017 – June
BPIC submits a response to the Queensland Public Works and Utilities Committee supporting and recommending improvements to the Building and Construction Legislation (Non-conforming Building Products – Chain of Responsibility and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2017.