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Labor’s tactics is an admission they have no legal basis to ask Dyson Heydon to recuse himself

The Trade Union Royal Commission will on Friday (21-8-15) hear a Notice of Motion by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) for Dyson Heydon to stand down as Commissioner of the Royal Commission. It looks doomed to fail based on the current evidence at hand and a lot of what the Labour Party / Unions have […]

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There is a stronger case of Dyson Heydon being biased in favour of Labor than the Liberals

Bill Shorten, the Labor Party and the Unions have unloaded on the credibility of Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon demanding he resign or be sacked for actual bias and the Royal Commission should be terminated. The problem is there is no evidence to support actual bias and very little to support perceived bias. Although it would not […]

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Royal Commission into unions. There ain’t no heroes

A good gage of whether the Royal Commission into unions has done its job is if we end up with a long list of heroes who saved the day when the Royal Commission hands its report to the government. If the Royal Commission does write up people as being heroes or implied heroes then it is almost guaranteed that the Royal Commission […]

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Australian trade unions. The Royal Commission we had to have

The Royal Commission into trade union corruption announced on Monday by the federal government is a real game changer on many fronts and maybe many more depending on how the Royal Commission performs. For starters it is the first Royal Commission that has been driven by the online community, although I am sure that no […]

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High Court of Australia – The biggest poker game in town

Former High Court of Australia judge Michael McHugh (1989-2005) said in 2009 of the then High Court judge William Gummow (1995-2012) “Gummow is a great judicial politician,” and “He always had three votes.” This is a statement straight from the horse’s mouth so to speak and takes one into the heart of the highest court in the land. (Click here […]

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