the Western Australian Small Business Commissioner conducted an investigation
into the non-payment of subcontractors on construction projects administered by
Building Management and Works (BMW) between 2008 and 2012. The Final Report
was presented to the Minister for Small Business in March 2013
with advice and recommendations.
Legal played a crucial role in conducting this investigation, and the Final Report
has been significant in driving a number improvements and changes in the
construction industry, particularly in relation to the procedure for paying