Building Industry Consultative Council


The Building Industry Consultative Council (BICC) was established in 2001 as a high-level advisory committee to the Minister for Industrial Relations made up of employers, industry associations, unions and government.


The BICC is chaired by Peter Parkinson, an experienced industrial relations and human resources practitioner who has held senior positions with employers, unions and peak bodies.

Mr Parkinson is also Chair of the Victorian Building Industry Disputes Panel, which deals with industrial issues affecting the Victorian building and construction industry and plays a central role in dispute resolution.

The BICC has members from the following organisations:

  • Multiplex
  • CEPU – Electrical Division
  • CEPU – Electrical Division
  • CFMEU – Construction and General Division
  • CFMEU - Forestry and Furnishing Products Division
  • Lend Lease
  • Probuild
  • Master Builders Association of Victoria
  • Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors' Association
  • PETU – Plumbing Division
  • Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia
  • National Electrical and Communications Association, Victorian Chapter
  • National Fire Industry Association
  • Property Council of Australia
  • Victorian Trades Hall Council
  • WorkSafe
  • Development Victoria
  • Office of Projects Victoria
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning


The BICC is a forum for dialogue between the members on significant economic and industrial relations issues in the building and construction industry

The BICC also engages with state government agencies about the skill requirements and training needs of the building and construction industry.

Page last updated: 23 April 2018