Category Archives: Royal Commission

Government flags further Heydon reform

Government flags further Heydon reform
On 12 September, the Minister for Employment has flagged changes to worker entitlement fund governance rules by confirming the Government will introduce a Fair Work Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2017 (the Bill). In a press ... Read more
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Union Corruption Report Refusal

Union Corruption Report Refusal
Victorian Government refuses to provide union corruption report to Royal Commission The Victorian Government has declined a request from Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon to provide a copy of a cabinet-in-confidence inquiry report about trade ... Read more
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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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