Public Holiday on Thursday, 22 September 2022 for a National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty the Queen.

16 September 2022


The Prime Minister has announced that Thursday, 22 September 2022 will be a public holiday for a National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 

The court will not be sitting next Thursday unless a matter cannot be rescheduled and is of such urgency or necessity that would require a sitting on a public holiday. Any decision to sit will be made by the docket judge or the judges of a Full Bench after consultation with the National Operations Registrar and the Chief Justice. If a party has any doubt as to their matter, enquiries should be made of the docket judge or the National Operations Registrar.  

Duty judges and duty registrars will remain available for urgent applications. 


Chief Justice Allsop