Current cases

These are the current cases before the Full Court, including:

  • Appeals;
  • Special leave applications which have been referred to be heard by an enlarged Bench; and
  • Matters in the original jurisdiction to be heard by the Full Court.

Brief details are provided for each matter together with the parties' written submissions as they are filed. Matters are displayed on this page until the judgment is handed down by the Court.

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Case No.

Short Title

M73/2018; M74/2018 AB v. CD; EF v. CD
A32/2018 Australian Securities & Investments Commission v. Kobelt
B47/2018 Brisbane City Council v. Amos
S352/2018 Bell Lawyers Pty Ltd v. Pentelow & Anor
M137/2018 Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia Pty Ltd v. Commonwealth of Australia & Ors
M46/2018 Clubb v. Edwards & Anor
C12/2018 Comcare v. Banerji
D2/2018 Commonwealth of Australia v. Mr A Griffiths (deceased) and Lorraine Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali Peoples & Anor
M203/2018 Connective Services Pty Ltd & Anor v. Slea Pty Ltd & Ors
M129/2018 Director of Public Prosecutions Reference No 1 of 2017
M136/2018 Frugtniet v. Australian Securities & Investments Commission
S256/2018 Glencore International AG & Ors v. Commissioner of Taxation of the Commonwealth of Australia & Ors
S141/2018 Grajewski v. Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW)
D3/2018 Mr A Griffiths (deceased) and Lorraine Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali Peoples v. Northern Territory of Australia & Anor
P38/2018 KN (deceased) & Others on behalf of Tjiwarl and Tjiwarl#2 v. State of Western Australia & Ors
B61/2018
B62/2018
B63/2018
L Lee v. C Lee & Ors
Hsu v. RACQ Insurance Limited
C Lee v. RACQ Insurance Limited
M197/2018 Mann & Anor v. Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd
S6/2019 Masson v. Parsons & Ors
D1/2018 Northern Territory of Australia v. Mr A Griffiths (deceased) and Lorraine Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali Peoples & Anor
D11/2018 The Northern Territory of Australia v. Sangare
P62/2018 OKS v. The State of Western Australia
S140/2018 Parkes Shire Council v. South West Helicopters Pty Limited
M47/2018 Plaintiff M47/2018 v. Minister for Home Affairs & Anor
H2/2018 Preston v. Avery & Anor
S143/2018
S144/2018
Rinehart & Anor v. Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd & Ors
Rinehart & Anor v. Georgine Hope Rinehart (in her personal capacity and as trustee of the Hope Margaret Hancock Trust and as trustee of HFMF Trust) & Ors
B35/2018 Spence v. State of Queensland
P37/2018 Tjungarrayi & Ors v. State of Western Australia & Ors
M134/2018 Victorian Building Authority v. Andriotis

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