The resignation letter of former NSW Building Commissioner David Chandler, tabled in the NSW Parliament last week, raises serious questions about relationships between the LNP and property developers in the state.
A report commissioned by the Master Builders and released during the election campaign warning of extraordinary economic impacts of abolishing the ABCC has been exposed as “empirically empty and useless” in a scathing analysis by respected economist, Dr Phillip Toner.
The ABCC significantly ramped up the number of anti-union court cases launched in the months leading into the last two federal elections, further highlighting the agency's politicisation and bias and heightening the need for it to be abolished.
Documents obtained under Freedom of Information have revealed ABCC Commissioner Stephen McBurney attended a secret meeting in February with the Master Builders to discuss the upcoming election and share campaign research materials and strategy, in clear breach of his statutory role as head of a s
The Chicken Littles at the MBA have declared the sky will fall in the construction industry if the ABCC is abolished but their junk numbers ignore the widespread rorts that rob subbies and workers of millions every year.