VEXNEWS can report the shocking news that most unions are nothing like Kathy Jackson’s crooked Health Services Union. One of Australia’s many great unions, the Plumbers Union, showed just how tremendous a force many union leaders can be by working hand-in-hand with business and government to get things done for their members.
The Canberra Times was too polite to name names in the ANU Student Association embezzlement scandal where as much as $100K was stolen. VEXNEWS Investigators are not so backward in coming forward.
Kathy Jackson’s HSU #3 branch management accounts falsely recorded a $22,000 “legal services” payment to a Hong Kong resident Wai Quen Chan. VEXNEWS tracked Wai Quen down in Hong Kong and asked her about this, she denied receiving any such payment from the HSU, giving rise to suspicions of theft, false accounting and embezzlement against Jackson over her own stewardship of the HSU #3 branch.
Melbourne’s most obnoxious billionaire Solomon Lew has agreed with Mornington Shire Council to remove the illegally constructed swimming pool Lew had built on public land in a nature reserve, potentially overlooking a nudist beach.
The Age, which unusually pleased by …
The Liberals have demonstrated their commitment to recycling by going with hard-working former La Trobe MP Jason Wood in a surprisingly feisty preselection process.