Loophole allows CFMEU and its training arm to spend twice over on ACT election

By Kirsten Lawson
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:30pm, first published June 21 2017 - 8:18pm

A 2015 law change allowed the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and its training arm to together spend nearly twice the limit on the ACT election campaign last year, because the two groups are separate legal entities.

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