Protecting your payment rights

Payment protection laws

 The Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF Act) was introduced in November 2017 as part of wider industry reforms under the Queensland Building Plan.

The BIF Act offers a simplified yet more comprehensive set of payment protection laws to ensure everyone in the building and construction industry get paid “in full, on time, every time”.

There are a number of proactive steps you can take to protect your payment rights including: