Rueben Barnes
Rueben Barnes

Man accused of telling lies to Insulation Scheme inquest

THE employer of the teenager who was electrocuted while installing insulation as part of the Rudd Government's home insulation scheme appeared briefly in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on Friday.

Christopher Jackson, 51, allegedly lied at the coronial inquest last year into the deaths of three insulation installers, including 16-year-old Rueben Barnes. He is accused of falsely telling the coroner in that he inspected Mr Barnes' work site. His case was adjourned until July 23, according to AAP.


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