Judgment summaries

15 May 2019

For publication of reasons:

Spence v State of Queensland [2019] HCA 15

(PDF) (RTF)

For judgment:

Frugtniet v Australian Securities and Investments Commission [2019] HCA 16 (PDF) (RTF)

 

8 May 2019

For judgment:

Rinehart & Anor v Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd & Ors; Rinehart & Anor v Georgina Hope Rinehart (in her personal capacity as Trustee of the Hope Margaret Hancock Trust and as Trustee of the HFMF Trust) & Ors [2019] HCA 13 (PDF) (RTF)

Parkes Shire Council v South West Helicopters Pty Limited [2019] HCA 14 (PDF) (RTF)

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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.

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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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