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the ABC goes blind … deaf, too

Grace Collier describes the kind of scandals the ABC can’t see: In Queensland, Justin Steele, a construction union member, ­appeared in court accused of ­assaulting a woman, a construction employer. Steele is the first to be arrested by the special … Continue reading

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Four hundred grand buys industrial peace …

 Michael Smith is presently in Western Australia, interviewing and researching the many items missed by the Royal Commission. That includes some Union representatives, discussing how the bribery worked. Tim Daly, former AWU WA secretary, “Thiess got what we paid for, … Continue reading

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days of reckoning start on Monday May 12 …

Former Prime Minister, Julia Gillard’s ‘Days of Reckoning’, about to unfold, first at the Royal Commission: Corrupt AWU official Ralph Blewitt first to face Royal Commission into union graft Hedley Thomas The Australian May 07, 2014 1:04PM THE corrupt former … Continue reading

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mandatory contributions to slush funds …

As someone who has never belonged to a Union, and never wanted to, I am stunned to see how right I was to not trust them. It’s epidemic, in the way they shaft the members! Here are some figures that … Continue reading

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“get ready for a wild ride” … the union corruption probe

Hang onto your hat alright, Michael Smith has lit the fuse, Grace Collier throws another bomb: Grace Collier on union corruption and the lonely, shattered lives whistleblowers face Hang on to your hat: union corruption probe will be a wild … Continue reading

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“royal commission into unions to be announced” … chuckle

Ask and you shall receive! A Royal Commission into the Unions? Let the games begin: […] BRIBES, secret commissions, corruption and slush funds will be the target of a powerful royal commission into unions to be announced by the federal … Continue reading

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union leader wants your pension … hey Paul Howes, your sprung

AWU leader Paul Howes writes in the AFR today and wants Government to cut into aged pensions. Sinclair Davidson is onto him:  Evict Nana from her home Silly Paul. More still: Evicting Nana II – is the age pension really … Continue reading

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Labor, organized crime … and the CFMEU

During my recent trip to Perth, the airwaves were flooded with the latest corruption claims involving unions by, wait for it, wait … ‘their’ ABC and Fairfax. So many more dots to connect, like Bikie gangs, death threats, Gillard, Shorten, … Continue reading

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evidence “puts it beyond any doubt” that there were “gross irregularities” …

A ‘Case study’ in lawyers ethics, featuring Comrade Gillard’s activities? She will not be happy. Soon she will have years to contemplate her activities in solitary. Unless she has already bought off the judge. This publication will put that on … Continue reading

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whistleblower gives names …

Some nerves will be frayed by listening to these interview tapes. Judges, lawyers, politicians, union leaders and more. Better to front up the truth now, or it’s the cover-up that gets them in the end. Well done to Michael Smith and … Continue reading

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