About this NPA
The Employment and Industrial Relations National Practice Area (NPA) comprises of civil and criminal matters arising under the Fair Work jurisdiction and related legislation including:
- workplace-related applications
- writs of mandamus or prohibition
- matters transferred or appealed from the Federal Circuit Court, other Courts or the Fair Work Commission.
- 19 Feb 2019:
Minister for Industrial Relations for the State of Victoria v Esso Australia Pty Ltd  FCAFC 26
INDUSTRIAL LAW - application for judicial review of decision of the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to revoke an order make under s 424 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) (the s 424 Order) terminating protected industrial action - revocation order made after the High Court had reversed a judgment of the Full Court of the Federal …
Judge: White, Lee and Wheelahan JJ
- 13 Feb 2019:
Treasury Wine Estates Vintners Limited v Pearson  FCAFC 21
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - Constitution Ch III - where eligible State court vested with federal jurisdiction under s 539(2) of Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) to hear claims by employee against employer for underpayment of amount due under enterprise agreement in contravention of s 50 - where industrial magistrate of Industrial Court of South Australia heard…
Judge: Rares, Perry and Charlesworth JJ
- 12 Feb 2019:
Liu v Stephen Grubits and Associates  FCAFC 24
INDUSTRIAL LAW - appeal from the Federal Circuit Court - whether primary judge erred in awarding costs against the appellant in a matter arising under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) COSTS - contention that there is no power for the Federal Circuit Court to award costs against a party in proceedings relating to a matter arising under the Fair Work…
Judge: Reeves, Kerr and Lee JJ
Form & Rules
The key forms and rules for commencing proceedings are:
- Commencing an originating application alleging dismissal in contravention of a general protection proceeding:
- Commencing application for a writ of mandamus, prohibition or injunction under section 39B of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth) must file:
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