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$600b in voting rights wasted, now unions rally on super funds

The local labour movement is becoming increasingly bullish about how its members’ superannuation money is invested. What happens if more unions start putting their money where their mouths are?

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Sparkies blow fuse over Katter backing

The war of words in the upper echelons of the Electrical Trades Union has jacked up a notch, with Communication, Electrical & Plumbing Union chief Peter Tighe declaring war on Victorian rival Dean Mighell’s support for Bob Katter’s Australia Party.

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Mighell to sue News Limited over ‘assaulting’ story

Victorian Electrical Trades Union state secretary Dean Mighell will sue News Limited for an attack in two of its tabloids that wrongly accused him of admitting to physical assault.

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Want disclosure independents? Then tell us who donated to your campaign

Who donated to Tony Windsor, Rob Oakeshott, Bob Katter and Andrew Wilkie before the election that made them some of the most powerful individuals in the country?

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Theophanous gone: Dean Mighell waiting

Controversial Victorian MP Theo Theophanous formally announced his resignation from state politics today. After a weekend of intense speculation, his future was finally sealed by Premier John Brumby.

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Unions trade member interests for seats and influence

The revelations over the ABCC do little to explain the broader labour movement’s continuing counter-productive closeness to its lackeys in the ALP.

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