Royal Commission to conduct hearings in Perth

19 June 2014

The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption will sit in Perth next week.

Proceedings are scheduled for three days from Monday, 23 June 2014 to Wednesday, 25 June 2014 at a hearing room provided by the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission in St Georges Terrace.

The Commission will deal with:

  • matters associated with the Transport Workers' Union, an employee association listed in the Terms of Reference (b)(v) of the Letters Patent; and will
  • continue examination of matters relating to the Australian Workers' Union (AWU) an employee association listed in the Terms of Reference (b)(i) of the Letters Patent.

 

Hearings involving the AWU and the Workplace Reform Association commenced on May 12, 2014 and transcripts are available online at www.tradeunionroyalcommission.gov.au/Hearings. Witness lists for the Perth hearings are also available online at www.tradeunionroyalcommission.gov.au/Hearings/Pages/Witness/AustralianWorkersUnion.aspx.

The Chief Executive of the Office of the Royal Commission, Jane Fitzgerald, said proceedings would once again be made available to the public via a live webcast.

"Proceedings will commence at 10.00am Perth time, which will be two hours later than normal for the eastern states," Ms Fitzgerald said.

The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption can be contacted at:

  • TradeUnion@ag.gov.au
  • On the Hotline 1800221245, or write to us at:
    Office of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption
    GPO Box 2477, SYDNEY NSW 2001.