Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services; Industrial Relations

    WA Building and Construction Consultative Committee established

    14/06/2022 9:00 AM
    • WA Building and Construction Consultative Committee created to represent commercial construction sector
    • Former Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA CEO Reg Howard-Smith appointed Chairperson 

    Industrial Relations Minister Bill Johnston today announced the McGowan Government has delivered on its election commitment to establish the Western Australian Building and Construction Consultative (BCC) Committee.


    The BCC Committee will be a forum for major industry stakeholders to discuss and provide advice to the State Government on economic, industrial relations, safety, diversity and workforce management issues in WA's commercial construction sector.


    It will also play a key role in promoting an environment that will stimulate building activity, skills development and jobs growth in the sector.


    Membership of the BCC Committee includes building industry peak bodies, major employers, trade unions representing building and construction workers, and relevant State Government agencies.


    Reg Howard-Smith has been appointed as the Chairperson of the BCC Committee, bringing with him considerable expertise in his role as Chair of the Building and Construction Industry Training Fund.


    Comments attributed to Industrial Relations Minister Bill Johnston:


    "It's great that another McGowan Government election commitment has been met through the establishment of this important forum.


    "The BCC Committee will enable key industry players to come together and contribute to the vital role the commercial construction sector plays in Western Australia's economy.


    "I'm confident the wealth of experience of Reg Howard-Smith as Chairperson and the members will enable the BCC Committee to examine key issues and provide important advice to the Government."


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