Media Alert

29 July 2014

Commission to conduct hearings in Brisbane

The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption will sit in Brisbane next week when it opens matters into the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU).

Proceedings are scheduled to take place from Monday, 4 August to Thursday, 7 August 2014 between 10.00am and 4.00pm daily in a room provided by the Brisbane Magistrates Court, 363 George Street.

The Commission commenced hearings into the CFMEU on 7 July 2014. Transcripts of proceedings are available online at

Witness lists for the Brisbane hearings will be made available once finalised.

Senior Counsel Assisting the Commissioner, Mr Jeremy Stoljar SC, will outline details of the Brisbane hearing during an opening address on Monday, 7 August.

A webcast of proceedings will be available to the public through the Commission’s website.