Judgment summaries

June

17 June 2015

Gnych & Anor v Polish Club Limited (PDF 293K) (RTF 606K)

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v WZAPN & Anor; WZARV v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor (PDF 297K) (RTF 608K)

Construction, Foresty, Mining and Energy Union v Boral Resources (Vic) Pty Ltd & Ors (PDF 292K) (RTF 608K)

 

2015 Judgment summaries

 

News Room

Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) 2015–16
Please click on the link below:
Portfolio Budget Statements 2015–16

Portfolio Additional Estimates (PAE)
2013-14 PAE (PDF 199K) (RTF 980K)

 

 HCA-Annual-Report-2013-14-cover  

   2013-2014 Annual Report

   (PDF 3.2M) – full report

 

Opening Hours

The Canberra 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.

2015 Sittings Calendar (PDF - 347k) (HTML)

 

Sunday Concert Series:

16 August 2015 at 1:30pm: Coro Chamber Music
Two-time finalists for 'Best ACT Choral/Vocal Group' at the 2012 and 2013 MusicACT Annual Music Awards, Coro Chamber Music returns to the High Court to present a concert designed to keep out the Canberra winter chill... [more info...]

6 September 2015 at 1:30pm: Polifemy & The Gentlemen's Agreement: Polifemy & The Gentlemen's Agreement
A special performance of Benjamin Britten’s Advance Democracy featuring both groups will pay homage to the High Court’s position at the heart of Australian democracy... [more info...]

4 October 2015 at 1:30pm: The Llewellyn Choir
In this concert the Llewellyn Choir joins the New Caledonia French Choir for a banquet of choral treats by Verdi, Cherubini and Brahms, served to you with passion by this doubled choir... [more info...]

01 November 2015 at 1:30pm: Soundscapes: Music for Massed Ensembles: Canberra Recorder and Early Music Society, Polifemy, Mass Recorders and Trumpets
A scintillating exploration of the soundscape within the High Court, contrasting the vocal, woodwind and brass sounds of the Canberra Recorder & Early Music Society (CREMS), Polifemy, a female... [more info...]

13 December 2015 at 1:30pm: Special Christmas Concert - Directed by Helen Moore
This promises to be an uplifting concert of Christmas music for the whole family, and a beautiful celebration of and a conclusion to the Court’s 2015 concert program... [more info...]

All scheduled 2015 concerts are listed 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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