Commencement of the Registered Organisations Commission

5 May 2017

The Registered Organisations Commission commenced on 1 May 2017 and all powers and new obligations took effect from 2 May 2017.

The Registered Organisations Commission is the independent regulator of Federal Unions and Employer Associations. It promotes compliance with financial reporting, efficient management and high standards of accountability. 

Mr Mark Bielecki, a senior lawyer experienced in regulation and compliance is the first Registered Organisations Commissioner. 

The Registered Organisations Commission will work closely with the Fair Work Commission to foster high standards of accountability and service to members of registered organisations. 

Further information on the Registered Organisations Commission and its new powers and functions is available at www.roc.gov.au.

Media queries: ph. 02 9246 0555 e. media@roc.gov.au