Release type: Media Release


Notice of sanction for breach of the Building Code 2013


The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP
Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations
Minister for Women

Exclusion sanctions of one month have been imposed on APM Group (Aust) Pty Ltd and a related entity, APM Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd, in relation to breaches of the security of payment provisions of the Building Code 2013.

Pursuant to paragraph 6.10(d) of the Building Code 2013 - Supporting Guidelines (April 2016) details of the reasons, period and effect of the sanctions are below:

Business details  APM Group (Aust) Pty Ltd, ACN 095 366 546
Reasons for sanction 
  • Breaching paragraph 21(a) of the Building Code 2013 (Building Code 2013) by failing to comply with an applicable security of payment law.
  • Breaching paragraph 21(c) of the Building Code 2013 by failing to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, that disputes about payments are resolved in a reasonable, timely and cooperative way. 
Period of exclusion 1 May 2019 to 31 May 2019 (inclusive)
Related entities also excluded APM Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd, ACN 121 399 586
Effect of sanction 

APM Group (Aust) Pty Ltd and APM Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd are excluded from submitting expressions of interest, tendering for or being awarded Commonwealth funded building work during the period of exclusion. 

This exclusion sanction does not prevent APM Group (Aust) Pty Ltd or APM Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd from performing Commonwealth funded building work that was awarded to the companies prior to the commencement of the exclusion period.