Category Archives: Rule of Law

RC Update – Counsel assisting submissions

The Royal Commission’s own lawyer has called for wide ranging reforms to laws covering union governance and the conduct of union officials. Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission, Jeremy Stoljar QC, provided written submissions on 31 October ... Read more
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Samuel to review CBUS

Former chairman of the ACCC, Graeme Samuel, will review governance arrangements at superannuation fund Cbus. This has arisen after the leaking of members’ private details to the CFMEU was exposed as part of evidence before the Royal Commission ... Read more
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Royal Commission Extended by 12 Months

Master Builders strongly supports the Federal Government’s decision to extend the Royal Commission into trade unions to the end of 2015 and expand its scope to allow a deeper probe into criminal conduct by union officials. In announcing the ... Read more
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Royal Commission CFMEU Video

Royal Commission CFMEU Video
The Royal Commission was recently shown a video of Victorian CFMEU Organiser John Perkovic standing over Fair Work Building Inspector Seamus Flynn and subjecting him to a torrent of abuse. Warning: Contents of this video may offend some people. ... Read more
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