State letters patent

  • On 24 March 2014, the Governor of Queensland, Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AC, issued Letters Patent establishing a Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of Queensland and formally appointed the Commissioner The Honourable John Dyson Heydon AC QC to conduct the Inquiry.
  • On 18 December 2014, the Governor of Queensland, His Excellency Paul de Jersey AC, issued amended Letters Patent extending the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of Queensland to 31 December 2015 and expanding its terms in accordance with the amended Letters Patent issued by the Governor-General on 30 October 2014.
  • On 9 April 2014, the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, issued Letters Patent establishing a Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of New South Wales and formally appointed the Commissioner The Honourable John Dyson Heydon AC QC to conduct the Inquiry.
  • On 14 January 2015, the Governor of New South Wales, His Excellency The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC, issued amended Letters Patent extending the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of New South Wales to 31 December 2015 and expanding its terms in accordance with the amended Letters Patent issued by the Governor-General on 30 October 2014.
  • On 15 April 2014, the Governor of Victoria, His Excellency the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC, issued Letters Patent establishing a Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of Victoria and formally appointed the Commissioner The Honourable John Dyson Heydon AC QC to conduct the Inquiry.
  • On 4 June 2015, the Governor of Victoria, His Excellency the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC, issued new Letters Patent under the Inquiries Act (2014) (Vic), reconstituting a Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of Victoria and with expanded terms of reference in accordance with the amended Letters Patent issued by the Governor-General on 30 October 2014.
  • On 13 May 2014, the Governor of Tasmania, His Excellency the Honourable Peter Underwood AC signed an Order establishing a Commission of Inquiry into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of Tasmania, and formally appointed the Commissioner the Honourable John Dyson Heydon AC QC to conduct the Inquiry.
  • On 10 February 2015, the Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency the Honourable Kate Warner AM, issued an amended Order extending the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of Tasmania to 31 December 2015 and expanding its terms in accordance with the amended Letters Patent issued by the Governor-General on 30 October 2014.
  • On 22 May 2014, the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR, issued Letters Patent establishing a Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of South Australia, and formally appointed the Commissioner the Honourable John Dyson Heydon AC QC to conduct the Inquiry.
  • On 18 June 2015, the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, signed a Commission extending the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of South Australia to 31 December 2015 and expanding its terms in accordance with the amended Letters Patent issued by the Governor-General on 30 October 2014.
  • On 8 July 2014, the Administrator of Western Australia, the Honourable Wayne Martin AC, signed a Commission establishing a Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of Western Australia, and formally appointed the Commissioner the Honourable John Dyson Heydon AC QC to conduct the Inquiry.
  • On 29 April 2015, the Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO, signed a Commission extending the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in the state of Western Australia to 31 December 2015 and expanding its terms in accordance with the amended Letters Patent issued by the Governor-General on 30 October 2014.