Senate debates

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Questions on Notice

Fair Work Australia (Question No. 1796)

Photo of Eric AbetzEric Abetz (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations) Share this | | Hansard source

asked the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, upon notice, on 2 April 2012:

With reference to the media release issued by the General Manager of Fair Work Australia (FWA) on 14 March 2012, relating to the Health Services Union Victoria No. 1 Branch investigation:

(1) For which of the stated twenty-five contraventions will FWA be seeking Federal Court penalties.

(2) Which two contraventions of civil penalty provisions identified by the delegate were not made out according to the General Manager.

Photo of Joe LudwigJoe Ludwig (Queensland, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry) Share this | | Hansard source

The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

The table below sets out, in respect of the investigation report into the Health Services Union Victoria No. 1 Branch, the contraventions that the AGS has been instructed to initiate proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia in respect of, and the contraventions for which no action is to be taken pursuant to section 336(2)(b) of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009.