Industry Bodies

Cbus

Cbus provides superannuation services for members of the building, construction and allied industries, their families and employers. Established in 1984, Cbus is today one of Australia’s leading industry superannuation funds.

Address: Locked Bag 999, Carlton South Vic 3053

Phone: 1300 361 784

Email: cbusenq@cbusmail.com.au 

Web: www.cbussuper.com.au

CoINVEST

CoINVEST administers the Portable Long Service Leave Scheme for the construction industry in Victoria. All members of the construction industry, including employers, workers, working subcontractors and apprentices, are required to be registered with CoINVEST.

Address: GPO Box 4368, Melbourne VIC 3001

Phone: 03 9664 7677

Email: info@coinvest.com.au

Web: www.coinvest.com.au

 

Energy Safe Victoria (ESV)

Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) is the independent technical regulator responsible for electricity, gas and pipeline safety in Victoria. ESV provides various services and support to electricity professionals, including technical resources to help you do your job.

Phone: 03 9203 9700

Email: info@esv.vic.gov.au

Web: www.esv.vic.gov.au

EPIC Industry Training Board

The EPIC Industry Training Board is a not-for-profit industry association working to ensure there is strong industry leadership of the training system. EPIC provides authoritative, independent information on training needs, and promotes skills development and take-up of training by businesses.

Phone: 03 9654 1299

Email: epic@epicitb.com

Web: www.epicitb.com

Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Commission is the national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with the power to carry out a range of functions, including: providing a safety net of minimum pay and conditions; facilitating good faith bargaining; dealing with unfair dismissals; regulating industrial action and resolving disputes; and more.

Phone: 1300 799 675

Email: inquiries@fwc.gov.au

Web: www.fwc.gov.au

Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman promotes harmonious, productive and cooperative workplace relations, and ensures compliance with Commonwealth workplace laws. The services of the Fair Work Ombudsman are free to all workers and employers in Australia.

Phone: 13 13 94

Web: www.fairwork.gov.au 

Global Green Electricians

The Global Green Electricians Pathway provides registered electrical contractors (RECs) with the opportunity to become a licensed Global Green Electrician. Licensing requires RECs to complete the appropriate training, obtain Clean Energy Council accreditation, and incorporate an OHS management plan into their business.

Phone: 03 9362 2800

Email: gge@etrec.com.au

Web: www.ggreenelectricians.com.au

Protect

Protect is your industry severance scheme, with great benefits and access to tax-free redundancy payments. Protect also administers Australia’s leading personal injury and illness insurance cover, including higher benefits, broader coverage and global income protection, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Address: PO Box 482, North Melbourne VIC 3051

Phone: 1300 344 249

Email: info@protect.net.au

Web: www.protect.net.au

Protect Counselling

Protect Counselling is an independent counselling support program for Protect members. The program is delivered by a major Australian provider of personal support programs for workplaces.

Phone: 1300 725 881  

Stand Up for Apprentices 

Stand Up for Apprentices is the national campaign of the ETU to improve the conditions for Australian apprentices. Apprentices are key to our country’s future, but apprentices’ conditions have deteriorated to the point where a First Year apprentice earns as little as $7.22 an hour. Stand Up tackles this disgrace head on.

Web: www.standup4apprentices.com.au

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) regulates apprenticeships and traineeships in Victoria. The VRQA ensures that the providers it registers deliver quality education and training, and promotes informed choice when it comes to your education and training decisions. 

Address: GPO Box 2317, Melbourne VIC 3001

Phone: 03 9637 2806

Web: www.vrqa.vic.gov.au

WorkSafe Victoria

WorkSafe Victoria is responsible for helping to prevent workplace injuries, enforcing Victoria’s occupational health and safety laws, providing workplace injury insurance for employers, helping injured workers get back into the workforce, and managing the workers’ compensation scheme.

Phone: 1800 136 089

Email: info@worksafe.vic.gov.au 

Web: www.worksafe.vic.gov.au

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