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AWU Coverage – EX PM Julia Gillard has a lot of explaining to do

June 12, 2014

Coverage as seen in Google News today

Julia Gillard’s former boyfriend Bruce Wilson tells royal commission his alleged …

ABC Online – ‎1 hour ago‎

Controversial former union official and Julia Gillard’s ex-boyfriend Bruce Wilson has admitted his “association” sent false invoices to construction company Thiess for a whole year in 1992. The former Australian Workers Union (AWU) official is at the centre of …

Bruce Wilson denies handing Julia Gillard ‘wad of notes’

Sydney Morning Herald – ‎2 hours ago‎

Former Australian Workers Union official Bruce Wilson has denied allegations he handed former prime minister Julia Gillard wads of cash to pay for renovations at her Melbourne house in the early 1990s. Appearing before the royal commission into trade …

Julia Gillard’s ex-boyfriend fronts RC into union corruption

Noosa News – ‎2 hours ago‎

FORMER union official and Julia Gillard’s ex-boyfriend Bruce Wilson has fronted the Royal Commission into union corruption, conceding that a year’s worth of false invoices were sent to construction giant Theiss under the guise of an alleged slush fund …

Ralph Blew-itt it, but Wilson kept quiet

Ninemsn – ‎2 hours ago‎

When ex-union official Bruce Wilson discovered his mate Ralph Blewitt withdrew at least $50,000 from a slush fund, he didn’t take any action because it would embarrass the union, a royal commission has heard. Anastasia Tutik, 19, pictured, and an …

Bruce Wilson asked about workplace safety scheme described as slush fund

The Guardian – ‎2 hours ago‎

Bruce Wilson arrives to give evidence at the royal commission into trade union governance and corruption, in Sydney on Thursday. Photograph: Paul Miller/AAP. Bruce Wilson, ex-boyfriend of the former prime minister Julia Gillard, has been confronted with a …

Former PM Julia Gillard flew to Perth to sort out slush fund issues for Bruce …

The Daily Telegraph – ‎3 hours ago‎

FORMER Prime Minister Julia Gillard flew from Melbourne to Perth to help her ex-boyfriend sort out problems with a union slush fund she had helped him set up, The Royal Commission into Trade Unions heard today. Bruce Wilson faced a barrage of hostile …

Dead man tells tales on Gillard ex

The West Australian – ‎3 hours ago‎

Former union official Bruce Wilson is set to front the royal commission into trade union corruption AAP Former union official Bruce Wilson is set to front the royal commission into trade union corruption. Bruce Wilson, former boyfriend of ex-PM Julia Gillard, has …

Inquiry dismisses Gillard ‘sideshow’

Sky News Australia – ‎3 hours ago‎

The Royal Commission says claims by the former union official Bruce Wilson that he was offered financial incentives to implicate Julia Gillard is a “sideshow” and will not be heard by the inquiry. Bruce Wilson is giving evidence to the Royal Commission into …

Wilson admits charging company for no work

WA today – ‎6 hours ago‎

Ex-union official Bruce Wilson has admitted charging a construction company for almost a year despite providing none of the training services agreed to, a royal commission has heard. Thiess was invoiced from April 1992 by the Australian Workers’ Union …

Dead man contradicts Bruce Wilson over WA workplace safety scheme

The Australian – ‎2 hours ago‎

JULIA Gillard’s former boyfriend has admitted to extracting many thousands of dollars from the Thiess construction company when he was a senior union official for training services that were never provided. Bruce Wilson told the royal commission into union …

Gillard’s ex calm under pressure at unions commission

Crikey – ‎5 hours ago‎

It was a packed hearing room in Sydney this morning when star witness Bruce Wilson took the stand at the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption. Wilson, more famous for being a former boyfriend of Julia Gillard than for his role with …

Julia Gillard’s ex-boyfriend to front inquiry

Sky News Australia – ‎8 hours ago‎

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s ex-partner and controversial former union official Bruce Wilson is facing a royal commission into trade union corruption. Mr Wilson allegedly handed Ms Gillard a large amount of cash several times to pay for renovations on …

Julia Gillard’s ex-boyfriend used money paid by a building company to his union …

Daily Mail – ‎5 hours ago‎

Julia Gillard’s former boyfriend and ex-union official Bruce Wilson has admitted he charged a construction company without providing them any of the training services he promised for almost a year. Thiess was invoiced by the Australian Workers’ Union …

Gillard, Shorten in royal commission spotlight

Business Spectator – ‎11 hours ago‎

Julia Gillard turned large amounts of cash from controversial ex-union official Bruce Wilson into cheques to pay for renovations on her Melbourne home, a royal commission has heard. Builder Athol James made the revelations at the inquiry into union …

Union boss gave Gillard wads of notes: builder

The West Australian – ‎11 hours ago‎

Former union boss Bruce Wilson gave his then girlfriend Julia Gillard cash on two occasions to pay for renovations to her Melbourne house, a retired builder has told the royal commission investigating the Australian Workers Union slush fund scandal.

Former prime minister Julia Gillard has said she was confident she had paid for …

Sydney Morning Herald – ‎Jun 10, 2014‎

A builder has told the royal commission into trade unions that former prime minister Julia Gillard paid for renovations at her house by personal cheque, despite allegedly receiving cash for the work from her then boyfriend Bruce Wilson. Athol James, who …

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