Western Australia Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 | Intensive Course

This course will focus on the fundamental issues surrounding the Western Australia Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 (BCISOPA). The training will explain your rights, obligations and liabilities in respect to payment claims, payment schedules, adjudication applications, adjudication responses and adjudication determinations.

Western Australia introduced significant legislative changes for the local industry since the 2004 introduction of the Construction Contracts Act 2004. This bought change to the way the legislation operated for all stakeholders and applies to the vast majority of construction contracts entered into within the industry on or after 1 August 2022.

This course will bring you up to date with the significant changes which will effect all industry practitioners immediately from 1 August 2022.

You will be trained on your new obligations in respect to payment claims, payment schedules, adjudication applications and adjudication responses.

You will be able to gain expert knowledge from two leading lawyers who specialise in construction disputes in an open, interactive and friendly environment.

Upcoming Training Dates

2023 Intensive Online Training Session:

March 2023

  • Session 1 – Monday, 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm, 6 March 2023
  • Session 2 – Friday, 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm, 10 March 2023

June 2023

  • Session 1 – Monday, 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm, 5 June 2023
  • Session 2 – Friday, 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm, 9 June 2023

October 2023

  • Session 1 –Monday, 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm, 23 October 2023
  • Session 2 – Wednesday, 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm, 25 October 2023


Troy Lewis | Partner | Managing Partner Queensland |Holding Redlich Lawyers
Troy is a recognised industry expert in relation to construction litigation and in the 2012 to 2022 editions of Doyles 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. Troy also has extensive experience acting on behalf of both Claimants and Respondents in claims pursuant to the various Security of Payment Acts. Troy has conducted numerous courses in relation to construction matters generally and the various Security of Payment Acts.

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 and 2022 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 30 years. Russell is also 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 with discounts available for group bookings.

Course Outline                                                            

Session 1 

1.30 pm AEST Commencement:
1. Introduction to security of payment legislation in Western Australia.
2. Jurisdiction
3. Reference dates
4. Payment Claims

Close 4.30 pm

Session 2 

1.30 pm AEST Commencement:1. Payment Claims/Reference dates wrap up
2. Payment Schedules
3. Adjudications Applications/Decisions
Close 4.30 pm

Book now!

Just download and complete the Western Australia BCISOPA training form linked below to book your place now!

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.