13 September 2017

Master Builders Australia has today paid tribute to outgoing ABCC Commissioner Nigel Hadgkiss for his vital contribution to restoring the rule of law in the construction industry.  

“Mr Hadgkiss has played a crucial role over many years in combatting the thuggery and unlawful conduct of the building unions, particularly the CFMEU, including in his previous roles as Director of Building Industry Taskforce and Director of Fair Work Building and Construction,” Denita Wawn, CEO of Master Builders Australia said.

“Today’s record penalties imposed on the CFMEU over its conduct and that of its officials including its New South Wales State Secretary highlight both the substance of Mr Hadgkiss’s work as Commissioner of the ABCC and the need for it to continue under his successor,” she said.

“Master Builders recognises Nigel’s tireless contribution in working to change these union’s entrenched culture of unlawfulness in the interests of the Australian community,” Denita Wawn said. 

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