The Royal Commission
The Commission will commence a hearing into the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union in Brisbane at 10.00am on Monday, 4 August 2014.
A live stream of the Commission's proceedings is available on public hearing days.
The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption was established on 13 March 2014 by the former Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Her Excellency the Hon Quentin Bryce AC CVO.
The Hon John Dyson Heydon AC QC has been appointed to lead the Royal Commission in accordance with the Terms of Reference as set out in the Letters Patent. The Commissioner has been asked to provide a report of his findings and recommendations on or before 31 December 2014.
An Issues paper on the relevant entities of trade unions is now available. Submissions are due by 20 August 2014.