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How to "siphon" money
Deputy opposition leader Julie Bishop says Julia Gillard deliberately did not open a file when she helped set up union slush fund in the 1990s because she wanted to hide the fact it would be used to "siphon" money.
Ms Bishop on Tuesday also admitted she met the notorious union bagman Ralph Blewitt on Friday. He returned to Australia last week to give a statement to police about the AWU fraud.
As a lawyer with Slater Gordon, the prime minister advised her then partner Bruce Wilson and Mr Blewitt on the establishment of the Australian Workers' Union Workplace Reform Association.
Ms Bishop on Tuesday said Ms Gillard had set up an "unauthorised association" that was in breach of West Australian laws.
"The reason she didn't open a file within Slater Gordon - a file that would have shown a new legal entity was set up - was because she and Wilson and Blewitt wanted to hide from the AWU the fact that an unauthorised entity was being set up to siphon funds through it for their benefit and not for the benefit of the AWU," she told reporters in Canberra.
Zero legal background CRY and Gayle.
Two points though CRY
Gillard resigned of her own free will to pursue a political career. She was given the benefit of the doubt after a minor enquiry by Slater and Gordon. It's on the public record.
The house that was purchased had nothing to do with her.
It's on the public record.
It's all over, 17 years of enquiries, investigations, police investigations, media investigations and parlianmentary questions have found zip, zero zilch and it's only right wing loonies who continue to pursue what is an incredibly petty issue.Bob Lord Friday 30 November, 2012 - 11:10 AM
Bob, Bob, Bob, you are good ALP debater; picking the eyes out the argument. First off, all I was doing was highlighting where my comments did have basis in fact and you then did agree I was right but at the same time try and point out where it was legal. So lets start again.
1. She was a partner in the firm, she had the authority to go ahead with minor actions. Big Deal - no crime there.
Ans. Slater and Gordon thought it was out of line, they made her resign.
2. No official file opened, correct. She did however have a general file open. All lawyers have general files for the times they provide legal advice to particular clients - it is common practice. General files are destroyed after 7 years. Big Deal - no crime there.
Ans. Slater and Gordon thought it was out of line, they made her resign. Also how convenient to do a shady deal that way knowing that the file is destroyed after 7 years, discriminating evidence gone.
3. Yep, she went to the auction with her boyfriend. Big Deal - no crime there.
Ans. No crime there but as Gillard was in a relationship with Wilson, most partners would ask the question, where is the deposit monies coming from honey.
4. Wilson paid for the house. Big Deal - no crime there
Ans. No crime, no crime, which part of paying with a cheque which was drawn from the account operated by the entity Gillard set up do you find legal.CRY FREEDOM Friday 30 November, 2012 - 10:05 AM
Gayle, thank you for bringing up Bob Lords legal background, at least I know I am not crazy and that someone else is aware of him eluding to having some sort of legal background.CRY FREEDOM Friday 30 November, 2012 - 8:55 AM
Bob I would have thought that after 20 years of working for the Government Solicitor you would be aware of the Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules, specifically the ones where a solicitor represents more than one party involved in a particular matter, and or the relationship between a solicitor and the person they are acting for in a matter that involves other persons that have an interest in that matterGayle Thursday 29 November, 2012 - 2:22 PM
Bishop vs Gillard.
All publicity that promtes Julie Bishops name to the ignorant masses is good publicity.
She has drawn Gillard into her web, now the game really begins.
Julie Bishop has more integrity in her little finger than Juliar has in her whole cabinet.Rich Thursday 29 November, 2012 - 12:32 PM
Er Cry you said he was "OF"topic....ooops.roger Thursday 29 November, 2012 - 12:25 PM