Media Statement on ACTU application

24 August 2015

Commissioner Dyson Heydon AC QC has reserved his decision on an application by unions to disqualify himself from the current inquiry.

On Friday, the Commissioner indicated that he hoped to publish his ruling on Tuesday, 25 August 2015.

Mr Heydon is still considering his ruling, which will now not be delivered on that date.

The Royal Commission will make a further statement on the timing of Commissioner Heydon’s decision in due course.

A public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, 26 August 2015, involving the CFMEU NSW Branch, has been postponed to a date to be fixed.