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FED COURT RULING CALLS INTO QUESTION EXCESSIVE POWERS OF ABCC

April 07, 2016

The Federal Court has ruled that the Fair Work Building Inspectorate’s (FWBI) legal action against the CFMEU was an “abuse of process”, calling into question the Government’s push for even greater coercive powers under the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC).

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP TOWNSVILLE 

April 07, 2016

SUBJECT/S: QLD Nickel; Penalty Rates. 

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MORE EVIDENCE THE UNIONS ROYAL COMMISSION WAS A FARCE

April 07, 2016

Revelations this evening that personal information delivered in confidence to the Trade Union Royal Commission has been sent mistakenly to third parties is yet more evidence of the farcical nature of the entire process.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT CAIRNS DOORSTOP

April 07, 2016

​SUBJECT/S: Employment Opportunities, Education, Jobs in Cairns.

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LEADER OF THE HOUSE MISLEADS PUBLIC IN DESPERATE SEARCH FOR DOUBLE DISSOLUTION TRIGGER

April 07, 2016

The Government’s quest for a double dissolution election reached high farce today, when the Leader of the House Christopher Pyne had no idea about the status of one of the Government’s so-called priority Bills.  

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS PM AGENDA MELBOURNE

April 06, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal; ABCC

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