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ABOUT US




WHO WE ARE

The Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) is Australia’s peak civil construction industry body. As the voice of the civil construction industry we advocate for the development of our industry.

With branches in all states and territories, as well as a National Office in Canberra, CCF understands the local, state and national issues facing the civil construction industry.

THE WA BRANCH

In 1975 a group of civil contractors in Western Australia formed the Land Development Contractors Association (LDCA). In the late 1980s the LDCA joined the national contractor association then known as the Australian Earthmovers and Road Contractors Federation (AERCF), which eventually became the Civil Contractors Federation in 1995. The CCF was established as a union of employers registered under the Federal Workplace Relations laws focused on providing balance to the industrial relations debates that have been commonplace at different times in Australia’s history. Under the leadership of several very committed Branch Presidents, Executive Directors and CEOs the Western Australia Branch has broadened its focus over the years to encompass all of the activities generally associated with an industry peak body.

The input and involvement of all members has and will continue to be critical to the ongoing growth and evolution of the CCF in WA. We are acutely aware and grateful of the dedication of so many of our members who so willingly commit their time to the Federation. It is an enduring strength of the CCF.

In Western Australia, CCF WA represents the civil construction industry by striving to ensure that:

    • The industry is represented and advocated for – heard at a local, state and national level
    • The industry is informed – provided with sound advice and the latest information
    • The industry is equipped – with access to tools and resources that help your business succeed
    • The industry is connected – through our events and publications.

OUR MEMBERS

CCF has two types of memberships:

    • Contractor Members are companies that provide contracting services (including subcontractors) on the civil construction industry.
    • Associate Members are companies that provide materials, goods and services to the civil construction industry.

Nationally, CCF has around 2000 Contractor Members and Associate Members.

REPRESENTATION AND ADVOCACY

CCF WA is the industry’s voice on civil contracting matters. When we speak with one voice, we are heard.

CCF WA works closely with state and local governments and key private sector clients. We have strong networks and access to key decision makers at major infrastructure delivery agencies.

Our advocacy to government is focused on:

    • Increasing opportunities for civil contractors by promoting the benefits of infrastructure investment
    • Promoting sustainable procurement policies that ensure opportunities for contractors of all sizes
    • Reducing red tape in the form of excessive government regulation, onerous contracts and prequalifications
    • Ensuring a ‘fair go’ for all contractors through open and transparent tendering and procurement

CCF WA is committed to ensuring the civil construction industry is professionally represented. It does this by:

    • consulting with industry on key issues affecting the industry
    • representing the industry on government and industry panels and working groups
    • advocating for the views of the industry to all levels of government through various channels
    • responding to government reviews on a range of issues
    • developing, distributing and promoting policies on various issues

To ensure it is accurately representing the views of the industry, CCF WA actively seeks input on a range of policy issues and utilises that feedback to formulate its positions. We seek input through direct engagement, email/e-news requests, and through sector-specific advisory groups.

INFORMATION AND NEWS

CCF WA’s fortnightly e-newsletter contains the latest information on a wide variety of relevant issues including government policies and regulations, industrial relations and Fair Work changes, safety, workers’ compensation, tenders and contracts, prequalifications, regulations, training including funding programs, and general industry news.

Our quarterly magazine, CCF WA BULLETIN, contains news, policy updates, expert opinion pieces, interviews with key industry stakeholders, project profiles, event coverage and more. See Publications for PDF files of recent issues.

RESOURCES AND EXPERTISE

CCF WA assists with compliance requirements or interpreting legislation, regulations, tender documents, contracts. If we can’t help you directly, we will connect you with the experts who can.

CCF WA’s Jandakot Skill Centre has first-class facilities for the professional delivery of a variety of events, such as meetings or in-house training.

EVENTS AND AWARDS

CCF WA’s events are designed to entertain, inform and provide networking opportunities, from our Industry Roundtables, which provide close access to key government decision-makers, to our Gala Dinners and Golf Days.

Our two major awards programs, the Earth Awards (for projects) and the Industry & Training Awards (for individuals and companies) are popular and well-respected in the broader industry.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information on how you can support CCF WA, contact us on (08) 9414 1486 or send us an email.

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