The Building Service Contractors Association of Australia (BSCAA) describes itself as the peak industry representative body for the building services industry.
Chartered as a mutual, not-for-profit organisation in 1964, the BSCAA states that the majority of its members are 'small businesses'.
Members of the Association include contractors for:
- facilities management; and
- grounds maintenance.
The BSCAA describes its vision as "to strengthen our status as the peak representative body for building service contractors, to be a valued partner of other building stakeholders and to provide a conducive environment to enable member companies to be secure, profitable and good corporate citizens."
To achieve this, the Association provides leadership for members, seeking to work with Government and other industry stakeholders to improve the professionalism of the industry and all those that participate within it.
In addition, it provides a range of relevant and quality services to members, including:
- advice on all matters relating to employment
- how to avoid financial penalties for incorrect payment of wages/allowances
- how to comply with OH&S legislation
- how to minimise workers' compensation costs
- award information and advice
- assistance with public liability and other insurances; and
- provision of a wide range of industry specific training courses and workshops.