17-03-92Locals concerned the Accident and Death Fund was being used to buy property and office equipment with the funds they paid into the fund.18-03-92Boulder fund suspended15-05-92Bruce Wilson and Julia Gillard go to a meeting with the miners in Kalgoorlie18-05-92AWU announce it is taking over the fund at Boulder paper article13-02-93Contract of sale signed by Bruce Wilson13-02-93Purchase of 85 Kerr Street Fitzroy by Julia Gillard and B Wilson who attended the Auction13-02-93blewitt-getting-his-addres.html Purchase of 85 Kerr Street Fitzroy by Julia Gillard and Bruce Wilson who attended the Auction15-02-93Letter to Slater & Gordon about the 1/85 Kerr Street sale15-02-93Ralph Blewitt is appointed Western Australian Branch Secretary in the week 15 to 19 February16-02-93Olive Brosnan and Heidi chasing up the Power of Attorney – notes17-02-93Olive Brosnan makes this further note regarding Heidi, a sales person with the Real Estate firm GA Thomson. Note that Heidi returns the call and says that she will let Olive Brosnan have the original Power of Attorney (when she gets it?) and will need a certified copy in return22-02-93Slater and Gordon acknowledges that it has received the Contract of Sale, Section 32 Statement and the Power of Attorney from GA Thomson.23-02-93Olive Brosnan certifies Power of Attorney3-03-93A memo from Sylvia to Olive Brosnan about the application for the loan for Ralph Blewitt and the Kerr Street property4-03-93Letter/fax from Hewitt & Company stating Ralph Blewitt Wages Ref VB/CS9-03-93Memo to Olive Brosnan from Sylvia about the loan approval and the return of the chq for $500 from Ralph Blewitt’s personal account10-03-93Letter from Slater & Gordon addressed to Ralph Blewitt explaining mortgage details Page 1, Page 2, Page 310-03-93Memo Julia Gillard wants details of penalty interest rates12-03-93Memo to Julia Gillard from Olive Brosnan about penalty interest rates17-03-93Memo of fees for house – Bill of costs18-03-93Letter to Ralph Blewitt requesting Cheque for $67,772.3018-03-93The cheque for $67,772.3022-03-93Settlement date for Kerr Street purchase23-03-93Land Transfer document31-03-94Dawesville project costsAug-Sept 94Julia Gillard went on holidays while Bruce Wilson organised house renovationsAug-Sept 94Interview with Slater & Gordon about the Renovations6-02-95New bank accounts for Construction Fund17-02-95AWU-FIME amalgamate (2 Victorian Branches)12-04-95Cheque from AWU WRAI account $46,55027-04-95Cheque for $15000 – $10 000 for K Spyridis and $5000 cash 30-06-95AWU went back to central funding arrangements25-07-95Letter from Robert Smith (AWU) to Ian Cambridge and Steve Harrison about the unknown AWU bank accounts27-07-95Letter to the National Executives about the freezing of the accounts2-08-95Union National Finance committee meet to discuss what was going on start of investigations into the frozen accounts4-08-95Bob Smith wrote to Ian Cambridge to say the AWU was going to charge Bruce Wilson10-08-95Ian Cambridge visits QC Richard Kenzie from Maurice Blackburn for discussions to fix it (get union money back)14-08-95Internal Review into Julia Gillard’s involvement of the AWU -WRA and she is put on restricted duties14/15 Aug 95Other Joint secretaries of the Unions paid out the signatories of the accounts – hand writing on the cheques Link 1 Link 216-08-95Bruce Wilson redundancy cheque $55,20417-08-95Letter to stop the cheques Ian Cambridge17/18 Aug 95All accounts were closed bar 2 general and grants accounts and redundancies given out18-08-95Affidavit – Bill Ludwig – Bruce Wilson get sprung11-09-95Julia Gillard interviewed by Geoff Shaw, Peter Gordon and Nick Styant-Browne at Slater and Gordon – It’s recorded and she goes on leave of Absence until May 96 (WA AWU-WRA not yet discovered by AWU yet)31-01-96Ian Cambridge addresses AWU Qld Branch meeting3-04-96Ian Cambridge talked with Commonwealth Bank – Diary entry – Discovery of Workplace Reform Association INC. WA branch6-05-96Discovery of Accounts in AWU name by Ian Cambridge letter from Commonwealth Bank7-05-96Fax from Com bank listing the accounts in the AWU name – for Ian Cambridge1-06-96Newspaper article about Joe Trio and the AWU fraud article from sometime in 19963-06-96Ian Cambridge received bank records after the discussions with the bank back in April Ian Cambridge spoke to AWU Officials in Perth and they never heard of the Workplace Reform Association Inc.5-07-96Diary entry Ian Cambridge – spoke to Branch Official Russell Frearson about the $400,000 going through the account31-07-96Geoff Shaw Slater & Gordon General Manager gets Subpoena to supply all documents relating to purchase of 1/85 Kerr Street13-08-96Court proceeding where Geoff Shaw is to produce the documents from the Subpeona Link 1, Link 26-01-97Memo from Investigating Detective Dave McAlpine about the AWU fraud6-02-97Memo to fraud squad from Theiss stating they hadn’t been defrauded Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, Link 417-02-98Memo fraud squad about Theiss – Ralph Blewitt said Theiss auditors required that the WRA needed to be Inc.

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