Standen v Feehan

Applicant: ABCC Inspector Michael Standen 

Respondent(s): Justin Feehan 

Date filed: 4 May 2006 

Outcome: 

On 23 October 2008 Justice Lander imposed a penalty of $1,300 on Mr Feehan.

Background:

The ABCC alleged that in May 2004 a CFMEU union official, Justin Feehan, breached the WR Act when he attended a building site and hindered and obstructed those working at the site. It is alleged amongst other things that Feehan parked his vehicle in such a way as to prevent the delivery of concrete to the site.

On 3 July 2008 Justice Lander found Mr Feehan breached s.285E(1) of the Workplace Relations Act 1996.

view the reported case at: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/FCA/2008/1009.html

view the decision on penalty: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/FCA/2008/1574.html