The Senate Has Rejected Legislation To Re-Establish A Building Industry Watchdog

703980-5c683fc2-2f47-11e4-bf64-1d189c635373Following the Senate’s rejection of the bill to restore the building industry watchdog,Australians could be going to the polls.

As early as July 2nd, we may have to vote after the federal government was handed the trigger for a double-dissolution election on Monday night after the legislation to reinstore the Australian Building Construction Commission was rejected by the Senate again.

The bills were defeated 36-34.

The prime minister has promised to use the second rejection of the bill to push for a July 2nd election. He says the reinstatement of the watchdog is crucial to stamp out misconduct after the royal commission report into union corruption last year.

 

Read more at http://www.skynews.com.au/news/top-stories/2016/04/18/double-dissolution-likely-as-senate-votes.html

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