Construction union leaders have distanced themselves from the thousands of anti-vaccine protesters who took to Melbourne's streets on Tuesday, as Victorian Police say they will use "whatever tactics they need" to contain further demonstrations.
Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) commissioner Nigel Hadgkiss has resigned after conceding that he misrepresented union rights, in breach of the Fair Work Act. Employment minister Michaelia Cash says she accepted his resignation and “wishes him well in his future endeavours”. “Mr Hagdkiss will serve a two-week transition period […]
Former prime minister John Howard was harassed by a mob of angry union protesters in Sydney’s CBD today. The 77-year-old was walking down Pitt Street when the group descended on him, yelling profanities and booing him. The CFMEU protesters were against penalty rate cuts. DEVELOPING: John Howard rescued from angry […]