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.
- 17 Jul 2019:
Ghimire v Karriview Management Pty Ltd  FCA 1108
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - applications for extension of time to appeal from decisions of Industrial Magistrates Court - where adequate explanation advanced for the delay - where applicants sought to pursue an appeal but misunderstood the process - where one ground of appeal had arguable merit - where judgment not acted upon by respondent - where…
Judge: Colvin J
- 15 Jul 2019:
Rossetti v Aus Gold Mining Group Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCA 1104
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for leave to amend defence -- where amendment sought very late and would cause hearing dates to be vacated -- where respondents had repeatedly failed to comply with court orders -- where delay explained -- where matter arising under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), whether costs order could, and if so, should be…
Judge: Katzmann J
- 15 Jul 2019:
Martin v Norton Rose Fulbright Australia  FCA 1101
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for leave to appeal against an interlocutory judgment of a Judge of this Court - s 24(1A) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) - primary Judge dismissed an interlocutory application of the Applicant concerning issues of discovery and claims of legal professional privilege - whether there is…
Judge: White J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 31 May 2018:
What will the Australian Competition Tribunal do now without Limited Merits Review?
Presented to the Federal Court by Justice Middleton
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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