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Royal Commission hurls grenade into CFMEU

Festering tensions within the Queensland branch of the CFMEU's construction and general division have been exposed by a secret recording from July this year that has been released by the Heydon Royal Commission.

Mirvac helped build BLF official's house, inquiry hears

A former Mirvac Queensland manager gave approval to provide materials and tradespeople for a house being built by a State secretary of the BLF, the Heydon Royal Commission has heard.

HSU's Williamson fails to secure shorter jail sentence

The NSW Court of Criminal Appeal has today rejected a bid by imprisoned former HSU leader Michael Williamson to have his sentence reduced, meaning he is set to serve out a five-year non-parole period.



$800,000 payout reduced in long-running "closed shop" case

A full bench of the Federal Court has roughly halved the compensation awarded to a married couple who were prevented from working for Skilled Group's Offshore Marine Services, after the MUA appealed the way the payout was assessed.

Heydon adjourns to consider bias argument

Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon has today reserved a decision on his future as Commissioner and adjourned the inquiry until next Tuesday.



Entry permit breaches dominating FWBC actions

FWBC director Nigel Hadgkiss has confirmed that 21 of the 53 matters it currently has before the courts concern right of entry breaches, and the issue is at the centre of a further 19 investigations.