Anger for the Sake of Anger- Union Blockade

To say the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is creating a straw man argument to justify holding hostage the Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT), would be giving straw men from all walks of ideology a bad name. A few irresponsible MUA leaders have suspended reality by blaming VICT for not hiring a causal employee and […]

The Free Markets Solution to the Smoko Workplace Dilemma

(Article first appeared in the Daily Telegraph- Rendez View ) ( Picture is from Pexel-Splitshire ) Recent news out of Japan has proven, yet again, innovation and creativity stem from private individuals and businesses, not unions, and not forced government intervention. Even under the heavy hand of the Australian government smoking rates have begun increasing “despite […]

Employment Opportunity!

For over 30 years the HR Nicholls Society has been at the forefront of fighting for a more free and more fair industrial relations system to ensure a prosperous Australia. The society is now looking for a new Executive Director to help lead the battle of ideas in this area, and is calling for anyone who […]

AGM and Dinner with Peter Costello

Join the HR Nicholls Society on February 8th for dinner and drinks with former Treasurer Peter Costello at the Trust, Melbourne. Mr Costello will be discussing the current state of industrial relations, his time as Treasurer and the future of reform in Australian politics. The event includes a three course meal and three hour drinks […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Abolition of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal

The H.R. Nicholls Society supports and welcomes the Prime Minister’s pledge to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal. The Tribunal’s most recent order increasing the mandatory rates owner-operator truck drivers are required to charge threatens to push prices up by between 15 and 30 per cent and drive 35,000 self-employed truck drivers out of business. […]

Another HR Nicholls Society member for parliament!

Media Release March 6, 2016 Another HR Nicholls Society member for parliament James Paterson preselected for Senate The HR Nicholls Society congratulates member James Paterson on his preselection by the Liberal Party today for the no 1 Senate position for Victoria.  James was a member of the board of the society in 2011-13. The society […]

Media Release: ABCC Delay Unacceptable

The H.R. Nicholls Society says it is utterly dismayed by the Turnbull Government’s decision to delay the passage of legislation to re-establish the Australian Building and Construction Commission. As Australia’s leading proponent of people’s right to work free from union interference and intimidation, the Society says the Government’s decision is a betrayal of both its […]

Employment Opportunity

Executive Director About the HR Nicholls Society Australia, a century ago, was the richest country in the world in per capita terms. In the 21st century, however, we face the prospect of continuing economic decline and a further reduction in our standards of living. A major factor in our economic decline and increasingly gloomy economic […]

Has anybody here seen Labor’s Bobby?

When it comes to tackling union corruption, Bill Shorten should take a leaf out of the Kennedy playbook. Seven weeks after the release of the final report of the Royal Commission Into Trade Union Governance and Corruption, there is no evidence that the Labor Party is about to see the light. That report gave the […]