Judgment summaries

October

16 October 2019

For judgment:

Commissioner of Taxation of the Commonwealth of Australia v Sharpcan Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 36 (PDF) (RTF)

The Queen v A2; The Queen v Magennis; The Queen v Vaziri [2019] HCA 35 (PDF) (RTF)

9 October 2019

For judgment:

BVD17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor [2019] HCA 34 (PDF) (RTF)

Connective Services Pty Ltd & Anor v Slea Pty Ltd & Ors [2019] HCA 33 (PDF) (RTF)

Mann & Anor v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32 (PDF) (RTF)

News Room

High Court of Australia Public Lecture, 10 October 2019 - 6 pm Courtroom 1
For information and a synopsis on the lecture, please click on the link below:
Public Lecture Information

 

Portfolio Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements 2017-18
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Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) 2019–20
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Portfolio Budget Statements 2019–20

 

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Notices/Opening

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:
10.00 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.

2019 Sittings Calendar (PDF - 474k) (HTML)


Music at the Court

View the 2019 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:

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