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An In-depth Examination of Adjudication under Security of Payment Act QLD 2017

In Australia, different states have implemented legislation ensuring that contractors in the construction industry are paid in a timely manner for their services. In Queensland, this protection comes in the form of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act QLD 2017, commonly referred to as the ‘Security of Payment Act QLD 2017’. At its core, the Act provides a means for contractors to recover monies owed for construction work done or related goods and services supplied via a process known as ‘adjudication’.