Media release

11 September

Commission to sit throughout September

The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption will sit until the end of September as it continues its public hearings.

The hearings are scheduled from Thursday, 11 September to Tuesday, 30 September 2014 in Sydney and Melbourne and will examine matters relating to the:

Union Date Location
National Union of Workers (NUW) Thursday 11 September Sydney
Australian Workers' Union (AWU) Monday 15 September Melbourne
Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) Tuesday 16 to Thursday 18 September Melbourne
Health Services Union (HSU) Friday 19 September Melbourne
Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) Monday 22 September to Thursday 25 September Sydney
Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Monday 29 September Sydney


A witness lists for the NUW matter is available online and other lists will be released once finalised. Please note that witness lists are subject to change.

"The Commission has been conducting public hearings since May and has until 31 December to submit its final report to government," said CEO of the Office of the Royal Commission, Ms Jane Fitzgerald.

"More than 120 witnesses have so far given evidence at hearings in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. The Commissioner has indicated that public hearings will conclude at the end of the month," Ms Fitzgerald said.