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Heydon adjourns to consider bias argument

Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon has today reserved a decision on his future as Commissioner and adjourned the inquiry until next Tuesday.



ACCC examining "cartel conduct" in ACT

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has revealed it is investigating "serious allegations" of cartel conduct in the ACT that have been aired in the Heydon Royal Commission, while police have charged a royal commission witness with perjury.

AFP charge CFMEU official with blackmail

The AFP have charged a CFMEU official with blackmail, as the police task forces attached to the Heydon Royal Commission broaden their role beyond investigating evidence tendered to the inquiry.




Former officials kept luxury ute purchases secret, says TWU

The TWU has defended its handling of "questionable conduct" by two former secretaries of its WA branch over the purchase of two $150,000 "luxury utilities", which has been investigated by the Heydon Royal Commission.

Lawler alleges "false attacks" on him from within FWC

Fair Work Commission Vice President Michael Lawler says he has been under "enormous and sustained personal stress" since 2011, due to legal proceedings and media reportage involving his partner, former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson.