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AustraliaMichaelia Cash to answer questions over AWU raids

06:50  11 february  2019
06:50  11 february  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Police raids net big haul of guns, meth and more than a million in cash

Police raids net big haul of guns, meth and more than a million in cash Police have seized more than 10 kilograms of meth and $1.4 million in cash following several search warrants across Perth on Thursday. Firearms and steroids were also seized in the recent raids. Police will allege they found $689,000 cash in a car which they stopped near a hotel in Rivervale on Thursday morning. A search warrant in High Wycombe yielded just over than 8.4 kilograms of meth and another $809,000 in cash. Two young men aged 20 and 22 from High Wycombe have been charged over the cash and drugs. Also on Thursday officers from the organised crime squad raided two homes in Golden Bay.

Michaelia Cash aide resigns over AWU raid tip-off to media. Read more. While Labor leapt on the revelation as a sign of Cash ’s evasiveness on the AWU raid leak, sources close to Cash believe it supports her version of events that neither she nor her office is under investigation.

25/10/2017 Senators Doug Cameron and Michaelia Cash get into it over the AWU raid yesterday.

An investigation into the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) will go under the microscope today in what is likely to prove an important test for the Government and the union regulator it set up in 2017.

Michaelia Cash to answer questions over AWU raids © AAP Image Federal Small Business Minister Michaelia Cash Federal Small Business Minister Michaelia Cash will face court in Melbourne in a civil trial beginning today in the Federal Court.

The trial will give the AWU the chance to cross-examine the minister over her role in a series of raids carried out by the Australian Federal Police in October 2017.

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Senator Michaelia Cash will give evidence during a court hearing over federal police raids on two The AWU is taking federal court action against the Registered Organisations Commission “Mr Shorten still refuses to answer questions about these donations and produce evidence to show the

The government is holding on to Michaelia Cash , backing her in, despite the pressure from Labor to sack her over the leak from her office in regards to the AWU raids . Labor members of the estimates committee who had hoped to get some last questions answered won’t get that opportunity – while

Maurice Blackburn Principal Josh Bornstein, who is acting for the AWU, said the raids on the union’s offices were unprecedented.

Michaelia Cash to answer questions over AWU raids “What we saw in October 2017 was the Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) choosing to deploy more than 30 AFP officers to raid the union’s offices in what became an orchestrated media campaign,” Mr Bornstein said.

On October 24, 2017, the AFP raided the AWU's offices in Melbourne and Sydney as part of an investigation into donations the union made to the activist group GetUp! a decade earlier.

Michaelia Cash to answer questions over AWU raids © AAP AWU National Secretary Daniel Walton said the union was ready for its day in court. AWU National Secretary Daniel Walton said the union was ready for its day in court.

“The AFP raids launched on our offices were a shocking abuse of power,” Mr Walton said.

Michaelia Cash's former media advisor told of AWU raids by Senator's chief of staff, court hears

Michaelia Cash's former media advisor told of AWU raids by Senator's chief of staff, court hears David De Garis tells a court the Senator's chief of staff told him about Australian Federal Police raids on union offices before the raids occurred.

Michaelia Cash denies she tried to cover up any role in AWU raids . (Nine). A subpoena has been issued for Senator Cash to appear on August 1, but "She needs to answer questions or the prime minister needs to take action. "This is not just about a crime. It’s also about ministerial responsibility.

The police raids and the revival of controversy over AWU donations triggered acrimonious exchanges between the major parties throughout Wednesday. The prime minister was also questioned about whether Cash had tipped the media off in advance and dead-batted, suggesting to the manager of

The AWU case centres on the legitimacy of the ROC investigation, but also focuses on how the media was tipped off.

“We know that the details of the raid were leaked to the media before the raid and the AWU believes that the extraordinary nature of the raid and the media leaks show that the ROC investigation was started to damage political opponents of the Liberal Government”, said Mr Walton.

Michaelia Cash to answer questions over AWU raids © AAP Michaelia Cash will appear in the Federal Court this week.

The day after the raids in a rowdy Senate Estimates hearings, Senator Cash denied Labor claims that her office had tipped of media.

"I can assure you that I found out about the raids as they unfolded on the television," she told the committee.

"I can also assure you that my office did not find out about the raids until after they were being conducted."

But within hours, Cash had to correct the record.

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