News & Events


08 December 2021: Joint Statement
The Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea and the Federal Court of Australia


03 December 2021: Westpac v Forum Finance and others
The online file has been updated.


02 December 2021: Registry opening hours
during end-of-year holiday period.


24 November 2021: ASIC v Caddick
The online file has been updated.


23 November 2021: New Speeches by Justice S Derrington
Presented at the ARITA Online Expert Series: Insolvency; and the W A Lee Equity Lecture 2021.


23 November 2021: Ben Roberts-Smith v Fairfax
The online file has been updated.


22 November 2021: New Speeches by Chief Justice Allsop
Presented at the 2020 Geoff Masel Lecture; and the AAL 10th Annual Patron's Address.


15 November 2021: APS Employee Census 2021 results
The Federal Court entity highlights report is now available.


04 November 2021: New Speech by Justice Perry
Presented at the Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Kerr Report.


02 November 2021: Event: Current Issues in the Practice of Employment & Industrial Law
Wednesday 1 December 6:00 pm (AEDT)


02 November 2021: New Speech by Justice Jackson
Delivered in Perth at the Australian Academy of Law.


01 November 2021: Minister for the Environment v Sharma
The online file has been updated.


29 October 2021: Event: Federal Jurisdiction Seminars
Rescheduled date for Session 4: 22 Feb 2022.


22 October 2021: New Speech by Justice Jagot
Delivered virtually at the 18th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop.


15 October 2021: COVID-19 Court updates
Changes to services and building access.


11 October 2021: COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Test Cases
The online file has been updated.


28 September 2021: New Speech by Justice Rares
Presented virtually at the launch of issue 44(2) of the University of New South Wales Law Journal.


14 September 2021: New Speech by Justice Stewart
Introductory remarks to MLAANZ marine insurance webinar.


10 September 2021: Fletcher v Brown
A new online file has been established.


06 September 2021: New Speech by Justice Colvin
Address to the WA Chapter of the Australian Institute of Administrative Law.


01 September 2021: Christian Porter v ABC
The online file has been updated.


30 August 2021: Public statement
The Chief Justice has released a public statement


09 August 2021: Joint Costs Advisory Committee
2021 call for submissions


19 July 2021: IBA Judges' forum webinar
Justice, the courts and Covid-19 (recorded 2 July)


12 July 2021: Dyer v Chrysanthou
The online file has been updated.


01 July 2021: Welcome of Justice Cheeseman
Transcript of proceedings.


25 June 2021: Annual fee increases
Effective 1 July 2021.


19 May 2021: Welcome of Justice Halley
Transcript of proceedings.


11 May 2021: Gary Newman v Minister for Health and Aged Care
The online file has been updated.


29 April 2021: Special Measures Note in Response to COVID-19
SMIN-5: Appeals and Full Court hearings


19 March 2021: New Appointment
Judicial Registrar


15 March 2021: New Speech by Justice Banks-Smith
Delivered at the Quayside Chambers Oration, Perth Concert Hall.


16 February 2021: New Appointments
Judicial Registrars


25 January 2021: Update to Federal Court Form
Update to Form CP20 - Summons to attend for jury service.


26 November 2020: New Practice Information Note APP 1:
Case Management of Full Court and Appellate Matters


13 November 2020: Update of Online File
In the matter of Virgin Australia


06 November 2020: Federal Court Forms
Update to Form 26 - Summary of the document to be served


02 November 2020: New Speech by Justice Sarah Derrington
Online seminar, Australian Academy of Law "World in a Box"


22 May 2018: Registrars and Registrar Titles
An NCF update