ACA Working Parties
The Australian Constructors Association (ACA) operates working parties in critical areas to drive improvements for the construction industry. These working parties bring together industry experts drawn from ACA members, and engage with governments, regulators, industry associations and other entities to tackle issues and pursue outcomes on behalf of industry.
Each working party is mentored by a member of the ACA Board of Directors, and reports to the ACA Board at their quarterly meetings. Membership of the Working Parties is open to all ACA members.
Safety in the construction industry is a high priority for the ACA and its members. This working party pursues improvements in a variety of areas where safety concerns are prevalent.
A range of guides have been produced to assist industry in improving safety on topics such as lead indicators, safety culture, safety in design, electrical safety and leadership capabilities.
The sustainability of the construction industry is critical for the continuing development of Australia. This working party aims to safeguard the future of the industry by adopting a holistic approach to sustainability; incorporating social, environmental, economic and governance issues.
This working party aims to ensure that a sustainable pipeline of people enter into employment within the Australian construction industry.
The key focus for this working party is the Build Your Career initiative, which showcases the benefits of working in the construction industry to students, parents and careers advisers.
This working party aims to improve the commercial environment within which the Australian construction industry operates.
The use of sustainable procurement models and contract terms in the tendering of major projects are encouraged via this working party, as well as regulatory and legislative reform to ensure the ongoing viability of the industry.
Improvements in industrial relations outcomes for the construction industry are pursued by this working party. It focuses on unlawful action on sites, legislative and regulatory protections, and strives to provide a unified voice for contractors regarding industrial relations issues.