Friday 19th November 2010
A personal message from Ark Tribe
This case is always on my mind. It’s not been a comfortable few years. But I’ve always said I’ll follow it right through to the end, so no one else has to. So my son doesn’t have to, my mates sons, and even some of my mates grandsons don’t have to go through what I’ve been through.
My lawyer says that this is the first case of its nature that will test the laws of the ABCC. Most people are horrified when they find out there is no right to silence in the compulsory interviews, or that the ABCC can force you to answer questions about what happens in your workplace.
I didn’t set out to test these laws. I’m just an ordinary bloke who went to work one day on a construction site in Adelaide.
I’ve been able to do this with the support from people like you all around the country. My family, mates, the blf social club, and the union have been incredible.
Thank you for all your messages of support.
I’ll have them with me when the verdict is handed down on Wednesday 24 November.
P.S. You can send Ark a message of support here www.rightsonsite.org.au
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