NSW Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 incl 2020 Amendment Regulation | Intensive Course

The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020 (NSW) (New Regulation) came into effect 21 October 2019 replacing the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2008 (NSW) (Regulation).

ABC DRS’s intensive training course is designed to assist construction industry professionals remain up to date on the New South Wales Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and focuses on the fundamental issues of the legislation’s, your rights and obligations as well as covering all recent case law.

As neighbouring states we will touch on the changes to the Queensland’s legislation with the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF) receiving Royal Assent on 10 November 2017 and enacted 17 December 2018.  This sees the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 and the Subcontractors’ Charges Act 1974 repealed.

The training will explain your rights, obligations and liabilities in respect to payment claims, payment schedules, adjudication applications, adjudication responses and adjudication determinations.

These key components will be fully explored and discussed by leading construction lawyer and a seasoned adjudicator in an interactive and friendly environment.

Upcoming Training Dates

2024 Intensive Training Session:

21 March 2024 – Face to face and online

  • Thursday, 9.30 am to 5.00 pm 


Troy Lewis | Managing Partner Queensland | Holding Redlich Lawyers
Troy is a Partner in construction litigation specialising in arbitration, expert determination and substantive litigation of construction disputes in all states and territories of Australia. Troy also specialises in claims involving the Security of Payment Acts Australia wide. Troy is a recognised industry expert in relation to construction litigation and in the 2012 to 2023 editions of Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, Troy is named as one of the leading construction litigation lawyers in Queensland. Troy has also been named in the 2014 to 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the practice area of Construction/Infrastructure Law.

Stephen Burton | National Head of Construction & Infrastructure | Holding Redlich Lawyers
Stephen practises in construction and infrastructure matters, specialising in construction litigation, arbitration, expert determination and BCIPA claims. He specialises in dispute avoidance and resolution with extensive experience in mediation, arbitration, expert determination, litigation and claims under the security for payment legislation nationally. Stephen has been listed in the 2019 to 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia for Construction & Infrastructure. He is also recognised in the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022 and 2023 Doyles Guide as a recommended lawyer in Construction & Infrastructure in Queensland.

Russell Welsh | Director | ABC DRS
Russell is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who has worked in the construction industry in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Korea and Australia for more than 35 years. Russell  registered in every jurisdiction with Security of Payment legislation.


Delegates who have registered to attend the course face to face will attend at:

  • Holding Redlich, MLC Tower, Level 65/25 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW 2000

Delegates who have registered to attend the course will be provided with a link to the online Webex platform the day prior or morning of the session.


Our intensive training course costs $780.00 per delegate inc GST for both sessions, discounts available for group bookings.

Please download and peruse our registration form for further details or contact our office to discuss corporate and group bookings.


Course Outline

Session 1 

9.30 am AEST Commencement:
1. Introduction to security of payment legislation in New South Wales.
2. Jurisdiction
3. Reference dates
4. Payment Claims

5. Payment Schedules
6. Adjudications Applications
7. Decisions

Close 5.00 pm

Need further information?

The ABC DRS are happy to provide you with any further detail on any of the above documents. Please feel free to get in contact with our office.