Media Release
29 Mar 2017

Ten-fold increase in penalties against CFMEU for Perth Airport blockade

The Full Court of the Federal Court has today significantly increased penalties against the CFMEU and a number of its key leaders after they blocked construction work on the $80 million Perth International Airport Arrivals Expansion Project.
Media Release
8 Feb 2017

CFMEU ordered to pay $96,000 over Melbourne Port blockade

The CFMEU and two of its organisers have been ordered to pay $96,000 in penalties after blockading work at the $1.6 billion Port of Melbourne expansion project and threatening to have 20,000 workers join the dispute.
Media Release
20 Jan 2017

$57,500 penalty for CFMEU’s 'Armageddon' threat at Royal Adelaide Hospital

The Federal Court has handed down penalties totalling $57,500 to the CFMEU and two of its bosses who threatened “Armageddon” and national industrial action in a dispute at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site.
Media Release
15 Dec 2016

CFMEU penalised $37,500 for demanding contractor sign secret deal to avoid ongoing strikes

The Federal Circuit Court has today handed down penalties totalling $37,500 against the CFMEU and its former Queensland President David Hanna for threatening ongoing industrial action at a Brisbane construction site, unless a construction firm agreed to sign a secret deed with the union.