NSW BCISPA One Day Intensive Course including the 2020 Amendment Regulation

**NEW** AMENDMENT REGULATIONS – effective 1 September 2020

The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020 (NSW) (New Regulation) has been developed and released to replace the existing Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2008 (NSW) (Regulation).

AMENDMENT OF THE Act  2019 – effective 21 October 2019

The 24 October 2018 saw the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Bill 2018 receive Royal Assent these changes will come into effect on 21 October 2019.  The reforms in the Bill are designed to provide greater protection for subcontractors and promote cash flow and transparency in the contracting chain.

ABC DRS’s one-day 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 neighboring states we will touch on the changes to the Queensland’s legislation as they embark on a new era 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  This sees the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 and the Subcontractors’ Charges Act 1974 repealed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

2022 One-day Intensive Online Training Session:

July 2022

  • Session 1 – Friday, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm AEST, 22 July 2022
  • Session 2 – Thursday, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm AEST, 28 July 2022

November 2022

  • Session 1 – Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm AEST, 11 November 2022


Troy Lewis | Partner and National Head of Construction and Infrastructure |
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, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 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, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the practice area of Construction/Infrastructure Law.

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 30 years. Russell  registered in every jurisdiction with Security of Payment legislation.


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

Close 12.30 pm

Session 2 

9.30 am Commencement:

1. Payment Claims/Reference dates wrap up
2. Payment Schedules
3. Adjudications Applications
4. Decisions

Close 12.30 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.

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