Judgment summaries

February

14 Feburary 2018

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union & Anor [2018] HCA 3 (PDF 296K) (RTF 608K)

Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Shade Systems Pty Ltd & Anor [2018] HCA 4 (PDF 295K) (RTF 622K)

Maxcon Constructions Pty Ltd v Vadasz & Ors [2018] HCA 5 (PDF 301K) (RTF 623K)

7 Feburary 2018

Falzon v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] HCA 2 (PDF 44K) (RTF 608K)

Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Hart & Ors; Commonwealth of Australia v Yak 3 Investments Py Ltd as Trustee for Yak 3 Discretionary Trusts & Ors; Commonwealth of Australia & Anor v Flying Fighters Pty Ltd & Ors [2018] HCA 1 (PDF 303K) (RTF 625K

 

News Room

Media Release - Appointment of New Chief Executive & Principal Registrar (PDF 280K)

 

NOTICE - Reference by the House of Representatives to the Court of Disputed Returns – MR DAVID FEENEY
(see attached file)

 

NOTICE – Reference by the Senate to the Court of Disputed Returns – SENATOR KATY GALLAGHER
(see attached file)

 

NOTICE - Reference by the Senate to the Court of Disputed Returns - MS SKYE KAKOSCHKE-MOORE
(see attached file)

 

NOTICE - Reference by the Senate to the Court of Disputed Returns - MR STEPHEN PARRY
(See attached file)

 

NOTICE - Reference by the Senate to the Court of Disputed Returns - MS JACQUI LAMBIE
(See attached file)


Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) 2017–18

Please click on the link below:
Portfolio Budget Statements 2017–18

 HCA-Annual-Report-2016-17-cover  

   2016-2017 Annual Report

   (PDF 14.5M) – full report

Notices/Opening

 Passing of The Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen KG AK GCMG GCVO KBE QC (1923 - 2017)
(PDF 47K) (RTF 92K)

Access to the High Court building is only from the ground floor (street level) entrance.

The High Court building is open to the public from:

Monday to Friday: 9.45 am to 4.30 pm
Sunday: midday to 4.00 pm

Normal Court sitting hours are from:
10.15 am to 12.45 pm and 2.15 pm to 4.15 pm
The building is closed on public holidays. Admission to the High Court building is free of charge.

2017 Sittings Calendar (PDF - 236k) (HTML)
2018 Sittings Calendar (PDF - 423k) (HTML)

Music at the Court

View the 2018 music program here.

 


Visitors on Sunday can also wander around the building and enter the main courtroom where a Court Guide will explain the history, functions and contemporary role of the High Court.

Audio Visual Recordings

Audio-visual recordings of Full Court hearings heard in Canberra are now available.

 

 

A short documentary on the High Court of Australia:

high-court-documentary