About the CFMMEU
CFMMEU current rules (Word)
Organisation type & coverage: employees connected to the building, construction, mining, shipping, diving, timber, textile, clothing and footwear industries
Financial year: generally 1 January to 31 December
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Date of registration: 11 September 1962, originally as The Building Workers’ Industrial Union of Australia
The structure of the organisation incorporates divisions, to which the members of the organisation are attached, namely:
- the Construction and General Division
- the Manufacturing Division,
- the Mining and Energy Division, and
- the Maritime Union of Australia Division.
The organisation and each of its divisions have their own discrete set of rules by which they are governed.
The members of the divisions are also divided into either districts or branches. Elections for office positions within the organisation are predominantly conducted by the AEC.
The supreme governing body of the organisation is vested in the National Conference, which consists of the members of each Divisional Executive of the organisation.
The organisation’s structure also incorporates a National Executive, National Executive Committee, Divisional Conferences and Divisional Executives.
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