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Change at the top for MBA in wake of ABCC success

Master Builders Australia will soon have its first new chief executive in 15 years after veteran chief Wilhelm Harnisch today announced he is stepping down from a body he has served since 1991.




Harkins a fit and proper person, FWC rules

The FWC has issued former Tasmanian union peak body leader Kevin Harkins an entry permit, despite his "serious" past contraventions, after finding it is not the Commission's role to punish individuals for past wrongdoing.

Oliver resigns as ACTU secretary

ACTU secretary Dave Oliver has made a surprise announcement that he is stepping down, effective immediately.

Perrottet takes on NSW IR portfolio

New South Wales' new Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has appointed former finance minister Dominic Perrottet as her IR Minister, while Mark Speakman replaces Gabrielle Upton as Attorney-General.

Australia Day honours for Gillard, Knott, Johns

Former workplace relations minister and prime minister Julia Gillard, AMMA chief executive Steve Knott, FWC member Leigh Johns, and NSW public servant Peter Riordan have been recognised for the contributions to IR in the Australia Day Honours.

Graeme Watson leaving FWC next month

Tensions in the senior ranks of the FWC have again entered the public domain with the resignation of Vice President Graeme Watson, effective from the end of next month.

Kiefel to replace French as High Court's chief

Justice Susan Kiefel is set to be the High Court's first female chief justice on the retirement of the incumbent, Robert French, while Federal Court Justice James Edelman is to join her on the bench.