Panel Discussion by QBCC and NSW Fair Trading

This session was presented at the BICB AGM and Seminar on Wednesday 25th October, 2023.

This video recording is also available on the BICB YouTube channel here.

Tony Gavan

Tony Gavan
Principal Investigator
Home Building-Proactive Investigations Team
NSW Fair Trading

Tony joined NSW Fair Trading in 2019 focusing on financial crimes with a particular focus on real estate and building. The current investigations team works with both government and private sector organisations to devise strategies to minimise risk, maximise opportunities and to reduce the prevalence of financial and organised crime in the building and construction industry.

Our team investigates and prosecutes serious criminal offences alongside our partner agencies including the NSW Police, Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and the Australian Taxation office.

Tika Shelton
Manager Financial Investigations Unit

Queensland Building Construction Commission

Tika’s main area of responsibility is looking after Monies Owed Complaints (MOC’s) and Exclusions, ensuring licensees meet the minimal financial requirement, exclusion and cancellation of licences subject of insolvency events and identifying risks and trends of company and individual potential for insolvency. Tika has previously worked in Insolvency with the Australian Financial Security Authority.

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