Permits with conditions

All union officials who wish to exercise a right to enter a site must hold a valid federal entry permit issued under the Fair Work Act 2009.

A list of current union officials who have had conditions imposed on their federal entry permit is available below. This list has been limited to include persons who hold executive, organiser or field officer positions in building associations whose rules allow for membership by building employees. The conditions referred to below have been summarised from decisions of the Fair Work Commission.

A list of current union officials who do not hold a valid federal entry permit is also available.

 

Name

 

State

 

Union

 

Michael Haire

The condition on Michael Haire's entry permit requires that it be suspended for a period of 3 months if he contravenes an industrial law within 12 months of 5 July 2016 and is ordered to pay a pecuniary penalty for that contravention.

QLD

 

CFMEU 

 

Anthony Kong

The condition on Anthony Kong’s entry permit requires him to advise the Fair Work Commission within 2 weeks of any findings, penalties or proceedings relating to his qualification for a permit  under the Fair Work Act 2009

QLD

 

CFMEU 

 

William Kane Lowth

The conditions on William Kane Lowth’s entry permit require that:

  • He must take steps to verify that his entry permit is current before he issues any entry notice under the Fair Work Act 2009.
  • He must have his entry permit on his person at any time he exercises entry rights under Part 3-4 of the Fair Work Act 2009, and must produce that entry permit in accordance with the requirements of ss.489 and 497 (as applicable).
QLD

 

CFMEU 

 

Peter Mooney

The conditions on Peter Mooney’s entry permit require him to:
  • undertake annual training as approved by the Fair Work Commission in relation to the right of entry provisions in Part 3-4 of the Fair Work Act 2009 for the duration of the permit; and
  • advise the Fair Work Commission within 2 weeks of any findings, penalties or proceedings relating to his qualification for a permit  under the Fair Work Act 2009,
VIC CEPU

Michael Robinson

The condition on Michael Robinson's entry permit requires that it be suspended for a period of 3 months if he contravenes an industrial law within 12 months of 5 July 2016 and is ordered to pay a pecuniary penalty for that contravention.

QLD CFMEU

Mark Travers

The condition on Mark Travers’ entry permit requires him to advise the Fair Work Commission within 2 weeks of any findings, penalties or proceedings relating to his qualification for a permit under the Fair Work Act 2009

VIC CFMEU

 

This information was obtained by reference to decisions issued by the Fair Work Commission, which are available on the Fair Work Commission website. The Fair Work Commission website also enables you to check if a union official holds a valid entry permit.

The ABCC obtained this information for the purposes of carrying out its functions to the industry under section 10 of the Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012, including:

  • Providing education, assistance and advice

  • Promoting and monitoring compliance with designated building laws

  • Promoting productive workplaces in the building industry

See the Right of entry section for more information about your rights and responsibilities.

 

Need more information?

For further information, advice or assistance please contact the ABCC at 1800 003 338 or enquiry [at] abcc.gov.au.