The ACT's construction union has stepped up its campaign for the introduction of a licensing regime for property developers, releasing a report detailing what conditions its preferred model would impose.
The CFMEU's ACT branch has been closely examining the scope of a potential developer licensing scheme since ACT Labor members threw their support behind the concept at July's party conference.
The ACT government is actively considering the idea, despite opposition from industry groups who argue the extra burden could drive up costs and delay projects.
On Tuesday, the union published a report detailing its proposed licensing model, which would impose eight conditions on developers.
They included a requirement that developers demonstrate a capacity to complete projects and fix defects, should they arise.
Canberra's property developers would also be forced to publicly disclose details of funding sources for their developments.
In the report, the union's ACT branch secretary, Jason O'Mara, said developers were becoming more involved in the construction process, meaning they should face a higher level of scrutiny.
"Currently, property developers are at the top of the construction process hierarchy, yet are not subjected to the same degree of regulatory scrutiny as the builders and subcontractors working under them," Mr O'Mara said in the report.
Minister for Building Quality Improvement Gordon Ramsay last week announced plans to introduce laws to hold directors of construction companies personally liable for building defects.
The proposal has come in the midst of a wider crackdown by the ACT government on shoddy construction work in the territory.
Mr O'Mara welcomed the ACT government's efforts, but said more needs to be done.
'We cannot rest on our laurels when it comes to safety and quality," he said.
"We look forward to working closely with the government and minister Ramsay to implement a robust licensing scheme for ACT property developers."