Queensland Police Taskforce makes arrest

22 May 2015

The Queensland Police Taskforce attached to the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption this morning arrested a 42 year old man on common assault charges.

Police arrested the man shortly before 6.00am today in the Brisbane suburb of Brighton.

He was taken to the Brisbane watch house where he was charged with two counts of common assault.

The man was bailed to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on 9 June 2015.

Police allege that a 58 year old female construction site owner was assaulted at a construction site in the Brisbane CBD on Thursday, 14 May.

The Royal Commission continues to investigate matters relating to union governance and corruption as part of its two year inquiry, supported by police taskforces in Queensland, NSW and Victoria, under the command of the Australian Federal Police.

The Commission will not be making any further comment in relation to the matter.