Tag Archives: Fair Work Australia

AFP MAN LOSES SACKING APPEAL OVER SPY LINKS – Friday May 3 2013

– An Australian Federal Police employee sacked over his dealings with spies at at the South Korean consulate in Sydney has lost his unfair dismissal case. Former AFP intelligence worker Bo-Rim Kim was found to have been in contact with … Continue reading

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THOMSON POLICE RAID HOTEL – Thursday February 21 2013

– Police have seized documents from an upmarket Sydney hotel and a union-affiliated credit union as they set up investigations into former Labor MP Craig Thomson. Search warrants were executed on Tuesday at the Westin Hotel in Sydney’s CBD and … Continue reading

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UNION BOSS TELLS OF DEAL – Monday February 11 2013

– A former union boss says he has told police that in 1995 he was approached by a builder seeking payment for renovations on a home then  owned by Julia Gillard. Former Australian Workers Union Victorian secretary Bob Smith said … Continue reading

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ARREST HORROR START TO LABOR CAMPAIGN – Friday February 1 2013

– Julia Gillard’s high-stakes election strategy was rocked when ex-Labor MP Craig Thomson was arrested on 149 fraud charges – including allegedly using union funds to pay for prostitutes. In a horrid start to the political year for the Prime … Continue reading

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SLIPPER CONSPIRACY ALLEGATION A TRY-ON: ABBOTT – Sunday December 23 2012

– Opposition leader Tony Abbott has dismissed as a try-on a Labor backbencher’s letter asking federal police to investigate Liberal figures for their alleged involvement in a conspiracy to topple the Gillard Government. Queensland Labor MP Graham Perrett wrote to … Continue reading

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BROUGH ACCUSED – Sunday December 23 2012

– Labor has demanded a police investigation into allegations that Mal Brough encouraged the staff of former federal parliamentary Speaker Peter Slipper to leak sensitive diaries in a political conspiracy to bring down the Government. The Gillard Government has permitted … Continue reading

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EX-UNIONIST SEEKS DEAL FOR EVIDENCE – Thursday November 15 2012

– A former union official at the centre of the Australian Workers Union slush fund scandal could return to Australia as early as next week to assist a fresh police investigation. The Victoria Police Fraud Squad is considering whether to … Continue reading

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THOMSON LAWYER SLAMS ABBOTT ‘INNUENDO’ – Thursday October 25 2012

– Craig Thomson’s lawyer, Chris McArdle, has lashed out at Tony Abbott, challenging him to produce evidence if he is making allegations of criminal wrongdoing by the MP or “shut his mouth”. Speaking after police raided Mr Thomson’s house and … Continue reading

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CHARGES LOOM FOR MP – Thursday October 25 2012

– Victorian police are considering multiple criminal charges against suspended Labor MP Craig Thomson, including for allegedly receiving secret commissions while he was a union boss. The NSW and Victorian police have been closely cooperating on some aspects of the … Continue reading

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SEX CLAIMS WRONG – Thursday June 7 2012

– A former prostitute who claimed to have slept with Craig Thomson has recanted and apologised. She declared it was a case of “complete mistaken identity” in an interview on the Seven Network’s “Today Tonight” program last night. The woman … Continue reading

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