Judgment summaries

February

8 February 2017

For judgment:

Western Australian Planning Commission v Southregal Pty Ltd & Anor; Western Australian Planning Commission v Leith [2017] HCA 7 (PDF 296K) (RTF 379K)

Commissioner of State Revenue v ACN 005 057 349 Pty Ltd [2017] HCA 6 (PDF 295K) (RTF 361K)

For publication of reasons for judgment:

Palmer v Marcus William Ayres, Stephen James Parbery and Michael Andrew Owen in their Capacity as Liquidators of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors; Fergusaon v Marcus William Ayres, Stephen James Parbery and Michael Andrew Owen in their Capacity as Liquidators of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors [2017] HCA 5 (PDF 297K) (RTF 371K)

3 February 2017

In the matter of Questions Referred to the Court of Disputed Returns Pursuant to section 376 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth) Concerning Senator Rodney Norman Culleton [2017] HCA 4 (PDF 39K) (RTF 602K)

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