Issues Papers

In 2014, the Royal Commission released four Issues Papers for discussion. The public consultation ensured the Royal Commission had access to a diversity of views and was able to form its conclusions based on full consideration of the best evidence obtainable.

The papers covered four topics:

Responses to Issues Papers

The Commission received a number of responses which have been published in the order of receipt.

General responses

Protections available to whistleblowers

Duties of union officials

Funding of trade union elections

Relevant entities

The Australian Federal Police, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Western Australian Corruption and Crime Commission declined to make a formal submission.

Please note that the Royal Commission received formal notification from the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Western Australian Corruption and Crime Commission that they would not be making a formal submission.

The Issues Papers have been provided in a PDF format. If you require these documents in a different accessible format, please contact submissions@turc.gov.au.