An inquiry into unions reports:

THERE is high level Coalition support for a broad ranging judicial inquiry into the union movement – and Michael Williamson’s guilty plea in relation to the Health Services Union adds to the momentum.


Senior Government figures argue there is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to exploit public disgust over corrupt union officials and expose the entire movement to a royal commission.
They are keen to get cracking on draft terms of reference that would allow a high powered investigation into allegations of corruption across the union fraternity.