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    2019 Changes to NSW Security of Payment Act (SOPA)

    *This post was updated in July 2019 to reflect the announcement of the commencement date of the amending legislation and the release of the amendments to the regulations. In late 2018 the NSW Governme...

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    How to make an adjudication application in NSW

    This page explains how to make an adjudication application under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (NSW).

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    How to respond to an adjudication application in NSW

    This page explains how to respond to an adjudication application under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (NSW).

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    NSW Security of Payment Statistics

    Data released by the Department of Fair Trading provide a number of interesting insights about the use and application of the security of payment legislation in NSW.

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    How to respond to a payment claim under security of payment in NSW

    If you receive a payment claim under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW), you have limited time to prepare a payment schedule. This article explains how to do it.

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    How does security of payment work in NSW?

    The purpose of the security of payment legislation is to promote cashflow down the contracting chain. It does this in two ways. First, it contains a number of general protections for contractors.  Sec...

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