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HSU Report must be released



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JOINT PRESS RELEASE

THE HON. TONY ABBOTT MHR, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SENATOR THE HON. ERIC ABETZ, SHADOW MINISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS SENATOR THE HON. GEORGE BRANDIS SC, SHADOW ATTORNEY-GENERAL

HSU REPORT MUST BE RELEASED

Fair Work Australia has now concluded its three year investigation in to the National Office of the Health Services Union.

Fair Work Australia must immediately release the full report detailing the findings of its investigation.

The Australian public have a right to know if a Member of the House of Representatives has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

If the full report is not released immediately, it will further increase community suspicion that Fair Work Australia is working to protect the Gillard Government.

The Prime Minister must state if she continues to have full confidence in Mr Thomson and must answer whether Mr Thomson is now the subject of a reference to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

3 April 2012