Think Safe. Work Safe. Be Safe

National Safety Month 2021 is taking place throughout October. The theme this year is ‘Think Safe. Work Safe. Be Safe’ We encourage all CCF Members and their employees to review their current practices, particularly to ensure your COVID Safe practices are up to date.

Your Speed Is Our Safety campaign launch

The number one priority of the Civil Contractors Federation and its members is workplace safety. Every day, hundreds of our members and their employees and contractors go to work on our roads. It might be different to where most other people work, but the roads are our ‘office’. Our members do everything they can to keep their employees and contractors safe …

CCF National Advocacy

The Civil Contractors Federation has been strongly advocating for the civil infrastructure sector to be used as a lever to lead Australia’s economic recovery in the wake of COVID-19 and the economic recession and procurement reform of the Commonwealth Governments’ $110 billion rolling 10-year infrastructure investment program is an important first step in turning the economy around. “Debundling major projects …

Keystone campaign

Civil Contractors Federation Tasmania welcomed the launch of Keystone Tasmania’s Build Something Big campaign last month. The Civil industry is working in collaboration with the Tasmanian Government to create a high vis army of skilled workers ready to build the state’s future but we will need to grow our workforce by 25 per cent in coming years to keep up with demand. To achieve this, CCF is …

COMING SOON: New CCF Tasmania website

Our new web site will be going live within the next month. The updated site provides the ability for people to search for contractors or suppliers, post vacant jobs, obtain resources and information. The jobs hub is an exciting new addition and free service. Members will be responsible for updating their account and profile and listing their jobs. The jobs …

Workforce Development update

The Skills subcommittee and CCF have been working hard on progressing a number of measures from the workforce development plan recommendations. A recommendation under our workforce plan was to develop a  paraprofessional training course and this, together with TasTAFE has now been offered to industry. The apprenticeship pathways are being developed for consultation with Industry. Skills Tasmania, Keystone and CCF …

Women in Civil

CCF has been successful in an application from Communities Tasmania to run a Women in Civil program. The major component of the program is undertaking pre-employment training with 10 women, in partnership with South East Regional Development Authority and TasTAFE, and provide 10 women with the skills and competencies they need to gain employment in our Industry. We will then work …

Reports shows Tasmania needs to double construction workforce

Tasmania’s high-vis army can’t come soon enough, according to a new report released by Infrastructure Australia. The report says that “at points between 2021 and 2025, (Tasmania) will require a workforce that is approximately twice the size of the projected supply available” and “Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia have made project commitments requiring large supply in structures and civil trades …