John Setka

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John Setka said : "No one should go to work and be brutally attacked," "The attack was so violent, with one of the officials hit across the head with a lump of timber and knocked unconscious. We are all disgusted" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 19, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "No one should go to work and be brutally attacked," "The attack was so violent, with one of the officials hit across the head with a lump of timber and knocked unconscious. We are all disgusted" External link

watoday Sunday, July 19, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "No one should go to work and be brutally attacked," "The attack was so violent, with one of the officials hit across the head with a lump of timber and knocked unconscious. We are all disgusted" External link

theage Sunday, July 19, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "No one should go to work and be brutally attacked," "The attack was so violent, with one of the officials hit across the head with a lump of timber and knocked unconscious. We are all disgusted" External link

smh Sunday, July 19, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “While the safety of construction workers will always be paramount to us, we are committed to working with our united group of employer associations and unions to ensure our industry continues to operate” External link

smh Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “While the safety of construction workers will always be paramount to us, we are committed to working with our united group of employer associations and unions to ensure our industry continues to operate” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “While the safety of construction workers will always be paramount to us, we are committed to working with our united group of employer associations and unions to ensure our industry continues to operate” External link

theage Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

9news Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

smh Monday, April 6, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 6, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

watoday Monday, April 6, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

theage Monday, April 6, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

illawarramercury Monday, April 6, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "People that normally couldn't sit in the same room together are now sitting down and working on ways to minimise the risk to workers and the public," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 27, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "If we thought for a moment there was a danger to our members, we would close the industry down ourselves," "I can't stress that enough, we would never put anyone's life in danger. Not one building — not 10 buildings — is worth one construction worker's life" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 27, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “Mr Albanese’s ongoing lack of support for Australian workers furthers supports my decision to resign from the Australian Labor party,” External link

guardian Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "Mr Albanese's ongoing lack of support for Australian workers furthers supports my decision to resign from the Australian Labor Party," External link

smh Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "Mr Albanese's ongoing lack of support for Australian workers furthers supports my decision to resign from the Australian Labor Party," External link

theage Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "Someone is going to point the finger and say, 'There's them f***ers that voted for that bill that f***ed up not just construction workers but all workers in Australia'," External link

illawarramercury Friday, October 25, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "This is a personal decision I have made," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "This is a personal decision I have made," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

John Setka states ( about Labor ) : “The primary judge erred in holding that the applicant’s interests in the Australian Labor Party’s property, and his interests in his livelihood and reputation, were insufficient to warrant the grant of injunctive or declaratory relief,” External link

watoday Friday, October 11, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Someone is going to point the finger and say, 'There's them f***ers that voted for that bill that f***ed up not just construction workers but all workers in Australia'," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We've got a job to do ... In the building industry, in 24 hours a lot can happen. When we get a call saying something's unsafe, someone's going to get killed or injured, what are we going to do?" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "There is no threats in that whatsoever — the only threat in there is that we will campaign," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

John Setka suggests : "If dropping the f-word or the s-word is now a threat, gee, where is this country going to, really?" External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Someone is going to point the finger and say, 'There's them f***ers that voted for that bill that f***ed up not just construction workers but all workers in Australia'," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "We've got a job to do ... In the building industry, in 24 hours a lot can happen. When we get a call saying something's unsafe, someone's going to get killed or injured, what are we going to do?" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Jacqui Lambie ) : "Someone is going to point the finger and say, 'There's them f***ers that voted for that bill that f***ed up not just construction workers but all workers in Australia'. And I said [to Senator Lambie], 'They can f***ing wear that'," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "The money we are saving by not giving to the ALP, we will start a f---ing campaign," External link

theage Monday, September 16, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "The money we are saving by not giving to the ALP, we will start a f---ing campaign," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 16, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

John Setka told : “They’ve gone round the corner to Bouverie Street (Carlton) to some f---ed-up building that probably doesn’t have heating or airconditioning,” External link

theage Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Setka told : “They’ve gone round the corner to Bouverie Street (Carlton) to some f---ed-up building that probably doesn’t have heating or airconditioning,” External link

smh Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

John Setka told : “They’ve gone round the corner to Bouverie Street (Carlton) to some f---ed-up building that probably doesn’t have heating or airconditioning,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : “It’s almost become a thing where friends can’t help f---ing friends,” “According to these people, that’s now f---ing illegal” External link

watoday Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “In the end who the f--- is a politician to tell a union secretary or any union official who the f--- is going to run the joint or not? When the f--- is that happening?” External link

smh Friday, September 13, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “In the end who the f--- is a politician to tell a union secretary or any union official who the f--- is going to run the joint or not? When the f--- is that happening?” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 13, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “In the end who the f--- is a politician to tell a union secretary or any union official who the f--- is going to run the joint or not? When the f--- is that happening?” External link

watoday Friday, September 13, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "If any of these more recent allegations or rumours were true, I would have been charged, but the police prosecution of me was completed," External link

bordermail Tuesday, August 27, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "If any of these more recent allegations or rumours were true, I would have been charged, but the police prosecution of me was completed," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, August 27, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "The continued politically motivated attack on myself and the lack of support from some of my union counterparts is both disappointing and not in the spirit of unions, or the Australian way where everyone gets a fair go," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, August 26, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "If any of these more recent allegations or rumours were true, I would have been charged, but the police prosecution of me was completed," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, August 26, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "The continued politically motivated attack on myself and the lack of support from some of my union counterparts is both disappointing and not in the spirit of unions, or the Australian way where everyone gets a fair go," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, August 26, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "If any of these more recent allegations or rumours were true, I would have been charged, but the police prosecution of me was completed," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, August 26, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Having experienced first-hand the trauma inflicted on my family through the use of excessive force, these actions are completely unwarranted," External link

9news Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "As I understand it, he is alleging that the way I conduct myself is so reprehensible that it is necessary for the national executive to take the extraordinary step of expelling me," "I strongly disagree with his allegations" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "As I understand it, he is alleging that the way I conduct myself is so reprehensible that it is necessary for the national executive to take the extraordinary step of expelling me," "I strongly disagree with his allegations" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

9news Monday, July 1, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

portstephensexaminer Monday, July 1, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

illawarramercury Monday, July 1, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

theage Monday, July 1, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

theage Monday, July 1, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

yahoo-au Monday, July 1, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

John Setka told ( about Rosie Batty ) : "People are making up lies about what I said. Every time I see Rosie Batty I want to give her a hug," External link

9news Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Setka told ( about Rosie Batty ) : "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty and admired her tireless work she has done and what she has achieved," External link

9news Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty," External link

watoday Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:18:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

John Setka told : "I'm elected by CFMEU construction division members every four years. They're the people that I'm beholden to, they're the ones that pay my wages and I answer to them," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 12, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "What was reported in relation to Rosie Batty is completely false," "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty" External link

watoday Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty and admired her tireless work she has done and what she has achieved," "Everyone at that meeting knows that what has been reported is not what I said and the member who leaked these false allegations, for nothing more than political gain, should be the one who hangs their head in shame" External link

9news Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "What was reported in relation to Rosie Batty is completely false," "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty" External link

smh Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "What was reported in relation to Rosie Batty is completely false," "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : "What was reported in relation to Rosie Batty was completely false," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "There's no reason for me to resign," "I'm staying as the secretary" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Labor ) : "If people want to expel me from the Labor Party over false accusations and over things I've never said, then so be it," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

John Setka told : "I am not going to stand down over innuendo and lies people have made up," External link

watoday Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : ''Rosie Batty is a great Australian and we’re proud of her work in combating family violence. Her advocacy has saved lives and changed lives all across the nation.'' External link

theage Friday, June 7, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

John Setka wrote : "For well over thirty years now I have dedicated my life to the health and well-being of construction workers and their families, and on more occasions than I care to remember, my passion and bluntness has landed me in the headlines and not always for the right reasons," External link

theage Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "For well over thirty years now I have dedicated my life to the health and well-being of construction workers and their families, and on more occasions than I care to remember, my passion and bluntness has landed me in the headlines and not always for the right reasons," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, January 2, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "For well over thirty years now I have dedicated my life to the health and well-being of construction workers and their families, and on more occasions than I care to remember, my passion and bluntness has landed me in the headlines and not always for the right reasons," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, January 2, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We just found it a bit insulting that we helped get elected was using these companies and putting tens of millions of dollars into their pockets," "We thought it was a bit of a disgrace" External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, December 17, 2018 9:25:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We just found it a bit insulting that we helped get elected was using these companies and putting tens of millions of dollars into their pockets," "We thought it was a bit of a disgrace" External link

illawarramercury Monday, December 17, 2018 8:03:00 PM EAT

John Setka wrote : "The Victorian branch of the CFMEU Construction and General Division, on behalf of its members, cannot and will not continue to support your government if it continues with the pathetically weak and morally corrupt stance of promoting and supporting companies such as Grocon," External link

9news Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:57:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "We told them some moron's fired shots at the building and endangered all of Melbourne. I mean, what else can you tell them?" "You got that idiot out there that you can never stop" External link

news_com_au Wednesday, December 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "I'm a boy from Footscray and I know how important Les' work is for the local community," External link

9news Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

John Setka told ( about Kim Carr ) : "No one has done more for manufacturing than Kim," External link

smh Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:18:00 PM EAT

John Setka told : "No one has done more for manufacturing than Kim," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:49:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It's likened to Nazi Germany, some of the stuff they want to bring in," External link

smh Friday, May 27, 2016 4:58:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "The honest answer is that we've all been slack in making the construction sector an attractive space for women," "The CFMEU has been pushing hard in this space for some years now and we're extremely proud that we've finally won some of the basics, like mandatory female amenities and family violence leave" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 20, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT



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boss12.20%EN06/21/201721/06/2017
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Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "We're not just talking about John Setka" "There's other bad eggs in the CFMEU," External link

watoday Thursday, February 6, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "We're not just talking about John Setka" "There's other bad eggs in the CFMEU," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "We're not just talking about John Setka" "There's other bad eggs in the CFMEU," External link

watoday Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "The trouble is that this was never going to get rid of John Setka. And my amendments, we believe, would have done that," External link

watoday Sunday, December 1, 2019 4:10:00 AM EAT

Mr Albanese told ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka contested that action in the courts and lost," External link

9news Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Albanese told ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka contested that action in the courts and lost," External link

9news Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

9news Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka needs to go. And the only person who doesn't realise that is John Setka himself," External link

9news Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka needs to go. And the only person who doesn't realise that is John Setka himself," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

9news Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "I dish it out a fair bit in this place so I cannot be complaining when it comes back in my direction, but the comments attributed to Mr Setka in recent reports are entirely beyond the pale," External link

yahoo-au Monday, September 16, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Christian Porter told ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka ... is obviously in charge of their (union) anger management programs," External link

yahoo-au Monday, September 16, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie asks ( about John Setka ) : "is it worth [Mr Setka] taking 1.4 million union members down with him?" External link

theage Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Burke said ( about John Setka ) : "They are using Setka as a stalking horse - cover to ram through an extreme and dangerous bill that represents an unprecedented assault on freedom of association and will be weaponised against workers," External link

9news Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke said ( about John Setka ) : "They are using Setka as a stalking horse - cover to ram through an extreme and dangerous bill that represents an unprecedented assault on freedom of association and will be weaponised against workers," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:28:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke wrote ( about John Setka ) : "Listening to the government's rhetoric over the last few months you'd be forgiven for thinking the so-called Ensuring Integrity legislation is urgently needed to deal with the CFMMEU and John Setka," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke wrote ( about John Setka ) : "They are using Setka as a stalking horse - cover to ram through an extreme and dangerous bill that represents an unprecedented assault on freedom of association and will be weaponised against workers," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke wrote ( about John Setka ) : "Listening to the government's rhetoric over the last few months you'd be forgiven for thinking the so-called Ensuring Integrity legislation is urgently needed to deal with the CFMMEU and John Setka," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke wrote ( about John Setka ) : "They are using Setka as a stalking horse - cover to ram through an extreme and dangerous bill that represents an unprecedented assault on freedom of association and will be weaponised against workers," External link

bordermail Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "I'm going to stay very solid on this - John Setka needs to resign," External link

bordermail Monday, September 9, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "I'm going to stay very solid on this - John Setka needs to resign," External link

yahoo-au Monday, September 9, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : “I’m going to stay very solid on this – John Setka needs to resign,” External link

theage Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Mick Gatto told ( about John Setka ) : "He's a decent man [Setka] with the interests of his members at heart," External link

yahoo-au Monday, August 5, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "You got a problem with the IR bill and it's called John Setka," External link

bordermail Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Sally McManus said ( about John Setka ) : "Today I met and had a long and frank discussion with John Setka," External link

theage Thursday, June 13, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Angus Taylor told ( about John Setka ) : "It's possible, although it appears at this point not likely, that John Setka may leave the CFMEU - but there are many more union thugs where he came from," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

David Smith said ( about John Setka ) : “If any of the allegations against him are true or if the comments attributed to him over the weekend are accurate, then John Setka should resign” External link

watoday Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:18:00 AM EAT

David Smith said ( about John Setka ) : “If any of the allegations against him are true or if the comments attributed to him over the weekend are accurate, then John Setka should resign” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

David Smith said ( about John Setka ) : “If any of the allegations against him are true or if the comments attributed to him over the weekend are accurate, then John Setka should resign” External link

theage Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

David Smith said ( about John Setka ) : “If any of the allegations against him are true or if the comments attributed to him over the weekend are accurate, then John Setka should resign” External link

watoday Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Albanese said ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka does not belong in our party because of the views that he holds," External link

abc-au Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Albanese said ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka does not belong in our party because of the views that he holds," External link

abc-au Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

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John Setka said : "No one should go to work and be brutally attacked," "The attack was so violent, with one of the officials hit across the head with a lump of timber and knocked unconscious. We are all disgusted" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 19, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "No one should go to work and be brutally attacked," "The attack was so violent, with one of the officials hit across the head with a lump of timber and knocked unconscious. We are all disgusted" External link

watoday Sunday, July 19, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "No one should go to work and be brutally attacked," "The attack was so violent, with one of the officials hit across the head with a lump of timber and knocked unconscious. We are all disgusted" External link

theage Sunday, July 19, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "No one should go to work and be brutally attacked," "The attack was so violent, with one of the officials hit across the head with a lump of timber and knocked unconscious. We are all disgusted" External link

smh Sunday, July 19, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “While the safety of construction workers will always be paramount to us, we are committed to working with our united group of employer associations and unions to ensure our industry continues to operate” External link

smh Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “While the safety of construction workers will always be paramount to us, we are committed to working with our united group of employer associations and unions to ensure our industry continues to operate” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “While the safety of construction workers will always be paramount to us, we are committed to working with our united group of employer associations and unions to ensure our industry continues to operate” External link

theage Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

9news Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We are proud to support Incolink to extend the use of their health buses to test for COVID-19 and I encourage all members to utilise this great tool to ensure their safety," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

smh Monday, April 6, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 6, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

watoday Monday, April 6, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

theage Monday, April 6, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It is a shame that this matter had to be resolved in court. Matters such as these should be resolved within the union having regard to the wishes of members," External link

illawarramercury Monday, April 6, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "People that normally couldn't sit in the same room together are now sitting down and working on ways to minimise the risk to workers and the public," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 27, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "If we thought for a moment there was a danger to our members, we would close the industry down ourselves," "I can't stress that enough, we would never put anyone's life in danger. Not one building — not 10 buildings — is worth one construction worker's life" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 27, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “Mr Albanese’s ongoing lack of support for Australian workers furthers supports my decision to resign from the Australian Labor party,” External link

guardian Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "Mr Albanese's ongoing lack of support for Australian workers furthers supports my decision to resign from the Australian Labor Party," External link

smh Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "Mr Albanese's ongoing lack of support for Australian workers furthers supports my decision to resign from the Australian Labor Party," External link

theage Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "Someone is going to point the finger and say, 'There's them f***ers that voted for that bill that f***ed up not just construction workers but all workers in Australia'," External link

illawarramercury Friday, October 25, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "This is a personal decision I have made," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "This is a personal decision I have made," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

John Setka states ( about Labor ) : “The primary judge erred in holding that the applicant’s interests in the Australian Labor Party’s property, and his interests in his livelihood and reputation, were insufficient to warrant the grant of injunctive or declaratory relief,” External link

watoday Friday, October 11, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Someone is going to point the finger and say, 'There's them f***ers that voted for that bill that f***ed up not just construction workers but all workers in Australia'," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We've got a job to do ... In the building industry, in 24 hours a lot can happen. When we get a call saying something's unsafe, someone's going to get killed or injured, what are we going to do?" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "There is no threats in that whatsoever — the only threat in there is that we will campaign," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

John Setka suggests : "If dropping the f-word or the s-word is now a threat, gee, where is this country going to, really?" External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Someone is going to point the finger and say, 'There's them f***ers that voted for that bill that f***ed up not just construction workers but all workers in Australia'," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "We've got a job to do ... In the building industry, in 24 hours a lot can happen. When we get a call saying something's unsafe, someone's going to get killed or injured, what are we going to do?" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Jacqui Lambie ) : "Someone is going to point the finger and say, 'There's them f***ers that voted for that bill that f***ed up not just construction workers but all workers in Australia'. And I said [to Senator Lambie], 'They can f***ing wear that'," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "The money we are saving by not giving to the ALP, we will start a f---ing campaign," External link

theage Monday, September 16, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "The money we are saving by not giving to the ALP, we will start a f---ing campaign," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 16, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

John Setka told : “They’ve gone round the corner to Bouverie Street (Carlton) to some f---ed-up building that probably doesn’t have heating or airconditioning,” External link

theage Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Setka told : “They’ve gone round the corner to Bouverie Street (Carlton) to some f---ed-up building that probably doesn’t have heating or airconditioning,” External link

smh Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

John Setka told : “They’ve gone round the corner to Bouverie Street (Carlton) to some f---ed-up building that probably doesn’t have heating or airconditioning,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : “It’s almost become a thing where friends can’t help f---ing friends,” “According to these people, that’s now f---ing illegal” External link

watoday Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “In the end who the f--- is a politician to tell a union secretary or any union official who the f--- is going to run the joint or not? When the f--- is that happening?” External link

smh Friday, September 13, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “In the end who the f--- is a politician to tell a union secretary or any union official who the f--- is going to run the joint or not? When the f--- is that happening?” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 13, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : “In the end who the f--- is a politician to tell a union secretary or any union official who the f--- is going to run the joint or not? When the f--- is that happening?” External link

watoday Friday, September 13, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "If any of these more recent allegations or rumours were true, I would have been charged, but the police prosecution of me was completed," External link

bordermail Tuesday, August 27, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "If any of these more recent allegations or rumours were true, I would have been charged, but the police prosecution of me was completed," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, August 27, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "The continued politically motivated attack on myself and the lack of support from some of my union counterparts is both disappointing and not in the spirit of unions, or the Australian way where everyone gets a fair go," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, August 26, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "If any of these more recent allegations or rumours were true, I would have been charged, but the police prosecution of me was completed," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, August 26, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "The continued politically motivated attack on myself and the lack of support from some of my union counterparts is both disappointing and not in the spirit of unions, or the Australian way where everyone gets a fair go," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, August 26, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "If any of these more recent allegations or rumours were true, I would have been charged, but the police prosecution of me was completed," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, August 26, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Having experienced first-hand the trauma inflicted on my family through the use of excessive force, these actions are completely unwarranted," External link

9news Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "As I understand it, he is alleging that the way I conduct myself is so reprehensible that it is necessary for the national executive to take the extraordinary step of expelling me," "I strongly disagree with his allegations" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "As I understand it, he is alleging that the way I conduct myself is so reprehensible that it is necessary for the national executive to take the extraordinary step of expelling me," "I strongly disagree with his allegations" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

9news Monday, July 1, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

portstephensexaminer Monday, July 1, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

illawarramercury Monday, July 1, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

theage Monday, July 1, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

John Setka writes : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

theage Monday, July 1, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "Without proper answers to these questions, it's wrong to force me to respond to such unclear allegations, and under a process that is completely unclear," External link

yahoo-au Monday, July 1, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

John Setka told ( about Rosie Batty ) : "People are making up lies about what I said. Every time I see Rosie Batty I want to give her a hug," External link

9news Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Setka told ( about Rosie Batty ) : "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty and admired her tireless work she has done and what she has achieved," External link

9news Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty," External link

watoday Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:18:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

John Setka told : "I'm elected by CFMEU construction division members every four years. They're the people that I'm beholden to, they're the ones that pay my wages and I answer to them," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 12, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "What was reported in relation to Rosie Batty is completely false," "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty" External link

watoday Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty and admired her tireless work she has done and what she has achieved," "Everyone at that meeting knows that what has been reported is not what I said and the member who leaked these false allegations, for nothing more than political gain, should be the one who hangs their head in shame" External link

9news Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "What was reported in relation to Rosie Batty is completely false," "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty" External link

smh Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "What was reported in relation to Rosie Batty is completely false," "I have always been a huge supporter of Rosie Batty" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : "What was reported in relation to Rosie Batty was completely false," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "There's no reason for me to resign," "I'm staying as the secretary" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Labor ) : "If people want to expel me from the Labor Party over false accusations and over things I've never said, then so be it," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

John Setka told : "I am not going to stand down over innuendo and lies people have made up," External link

watoday Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

John Setka said ( about Rosie Batty ) : ''Rosie Batty is a great Australian and we’re proud of her work in combating family violence. Her advocacy has saved lives and changed lives all across the nation.'' External link

theage Friday, June 7, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

John Setka wrote : "For well over thirty years now I have dedicated my life to the health and well-being of construction workers and their families, and on more occasions than I care to remember, my passion and bluntness has landed me in the headlines and not always for the right reasons," External link

theage Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "For well over thirty years now I have dedicated my life to the health and well-being of construction workers and their families, and on more occasions than I care to remember, my passion and bluntness has landed me in the headlines and not always for the right reasons," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, January 2, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "For well over thirty years now I have dedicated my life to the health and well-being of construction workers and their families, and on more occasions than I care to remember, my passion and bluntness has landed me in the headlines and not always for the right reasons," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, January 2, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We just found it a bit insulting that we helped get elected was using these companies and putting tens of millions of dollars into their pockets," "We thought it was a bit of a disgrace" External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, December 17, 2018 9:25:00 PM EAT

John Setka said : "We just found it a bit insulting that we helped get elected was using these companies and putting tens of millions of dollars into their pockets," "We thought it was a bit of a disgrace" External link

illawarramercury Monday, December 17, 2018 8:03:00 PM EAT

John Setka wrote : "The Victorian branch of the CFMEU Construction and General Division, on behalf of its members, cannot and will not continue to support your government if it continues with the pathetically weak and morally corrupt stance of promoting and supporting companies such as Grocon," External link

9news Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:57:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "We told them some moron's fired shots at the building and endangered all of Melbourne. I mean, what else can you tell them?" "You got that idiot out there that you can never stop" External link

news_com_au Wednesday, December 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "I'm a boy from Footscray and I know how important Les' work is for the local community," External link

9news Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

John Setka told ( about Kim Carr ) : "No one has done more for manufacturing than Kim," External link

smh Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:18:00 PM EAT

John Setka told : "No one has done more for manufacturing than Kim," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:49:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "It's likened to Nazi Germany, some of the stuff they want to bring in," External link

smh Friday, May 27, 2016 4:58:00 AM EAT

John Setka said : "The honest answer is that we've all been slack in making the construction sector an attractive space for women," "The CFMEU has been pushing hard in this space for some years now and we're extremely proud that we've finally won some of the basics, like mandatory female amenities and family violence leave" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 20, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary49.59%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
boss12.20%EN06/21/201721/06/2017
state secretary31.71%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
leader2.44%EN03/05/201705/03/2017
victorian union boss0.81%EN05/27/201627/05/2016
powerful victorian union boss1.63%EN05/26/201626/05/2016
union state secretary1.63%EN05/20/201620/05/2016
Names Lang Count
John SetkaEN100.00%


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Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "We're not just talking about John Setka" "There's other bad eggs in the CFMEU," External link

watoday Thursday, February 6, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "We're not just talking about John Setka" "There's other bad eggs in the CFMEU," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "We're not just talking about John Setka" "There's other bad eggs in the CFMEU," External link

watoday Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "The trouble is that this was never going to get rid of John Setka. And my amendments, we believe, would have done that," External link

watoday Sunday, December 1, 2019 4:10:00 AM EAT

Mr Albanese told ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka contested that action in the courts and lost," External link

9news Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Albanese told ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka contested that action in the courts and lost," External link

9news Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

9news Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka needs to go. And the only person who doesn't realise that is John Setka himself," External link

9news Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka needs to go. And the only person who doesn't realise that is John Setka himself," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

9news Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "Has John Setka resigned this morning? Then absolutely not," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "I dish it out a fair bit in this place so I cannot be complaining when it comes back in my direction, but the comments attributed to Mr Setka in recent reports are entirely beyond the pale," External link

yahoo-au Monday, September 16, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Christian Porter told ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka ... is obviously in charge of their (union) anger management programs," External link

yahoo-au Monday, September 16, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie asks ( about John Setka ) : "is it worth [Mr Setka] taking 1.4 million union members down with him?" External link

theage Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Burke said ( about John Setka ) : "They are using Setka as a stalking horse - cover to ram through an extreme and dangerous bill that represents an unprecedented assault on freedom of association and will be weaponised against workers," External link

9news Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke said ( about John Setka ) : "They are using Setka as a stalking horse - cover to ram through an extreme and dangerous bill that represents an unprecedented assault on freedom of association and will be weaponised against workers," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:28:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke wrote ( about John Setka ) : "Listening to the government's rhetoric over the last few months you'd be forgiven for thinking the so-called Ensuring Integrity legislation is urgently needed to deal with the CFMMEU and John Setka," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke wrote ( about John Setka ) : "They are using Setka as a stalking horse - cover to ram through an extreme and dangerous bill that represents an unprecedented assault on freedom of association and will be weaponised against workers," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke wrote ( about John Setka ) : "Listening to the government's rhetoric over the last few months you'd be forgiven for thinking the so-called Ensuring Integrity legislation is urgently needed to deal with the CFMMEU and John Setka," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Tony Burke wrote ( about John Setka ) : "They are using Setka as a stalking horse - cover to ram through an extreme and dangerous bill that represents an unprecedented assault on freedom of association and will be weaponised against workers," External link

bordermail Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "I'm going to stay very solid on this - John Setka needs to resign," External link

bordermail Monday, September 9, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : "I'm going to stay very solid on this - John Setka needs to resign," External link

yahoo-au Monday, September 9, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Jacqui Lambie told ( about John Setka ) : “I’m going to stay very solid on this – John Setka needs to resign,” External link

theage Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Mick Gatto told ( about John Setka ) : "He's a decent man [Setka] with the interests of his members at heart," External link

yahoo-au Monday, August 5, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Jacqui Lambie said ( about John Setka ) : "You got a problem with the IR bill and it's called John Setka," External link

bordermail Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Sally McManus said ( about John Setka ) : "Today I met and had a long and frank discussion with John Setka," External link

theage Thursday, June 13, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Angus Taylor told ( about John Setka ) : "It's possible, although it appears at this point not likely, that John Setka may leave the CFMEU - but there are many more union thugs where he came from," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

David Smith said ( about John Setka ) : “If any of the allegations against him are true or if the comments attributed to him over the weekend are accurate, then John Setka should resign” External link

watoday Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:18:00 AM EAT

David Smith said ( about John Setka ) : “If any of the allegations against him are true or if the comments attributed to him over the weekend are accurate, then John Setka should resign” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

David Smith said ( about John Setka ) : “If any of the allegations against him are true or if the comments attributed to him over the weekend are accurate, then John Setka should resign” External link

theage Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

David Smith said ( about John Setka ) : “If any of the allegations against him are true or if the comments attributed to him over the weekend are accurate, then John Setka should resign” External link

watoday Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Albanese said ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka does not belong in our party because of the views that he holds," External link

abc-au Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Albanese said ( about John Setka ) : "John Setka does not belong in our party because of the views that he holds," External link

abc-au Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT