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

A37/2017 Ancient Order of Foresters in Victoria Friendly Society Limited v. LIfeplan Australia Friendly Society Limited & Anor
A32/2018 Australian Securities & Investments Commission v. Kobelt
M79/2018
M80/2018
M81/2018
M82/2018
M83/2018

Australian Securities & Investments Commission v. Lewski & Anor
Australian Securities & Investments Commission v. Wooldridge & Anor
Australian Securities & Investments Commission v. Butler & Anor
Australian Securities & Investments Commission v. Jaques & Anor
Australian Securities & Investments Commission v. Clarke & Anor

S135/2018 BEG15 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor
M137/2018 Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia Pty Ltd v. Commonwealth of Australia & Ors
M46/2018 Clubb v. Edwards & Anor
P6/2018 Commissioner of State Revenue v. Placer Dome Inc
B9/2018 Commissioner of Taxation for the Commonwealth of Australia v. Tomaras & Ors
D2/2018 Commonwealth of Australia v. Mr A Griffiths (deceased) and Lorraine Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali Peoples & Anor
S91/2018 Comptroller General of Customs v. Zappia
M75/2018 CQZ15 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor
M129/2018 Director of Public Prosecutions Reference No 1 of 2017
M167/2017 ETA067 v. The Republic of Nauru
M136/2018 Frugtniet v. Australian Securities & Investments Commission
M174/2017 Galloway (a pseudonym) v. Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
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
M175/2017 Hodges (a pseudonym) v. Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
A9/2018 Johnson v. The Queen
P38/2018 KN (deceased) & Others on behalf of Tjiwarl and Tjiwarl#2 v. State of Western Australia & Ors
S223/2018 McKell v. The Queen
S121/2018 McPhillamy v. The Queen
P7/2018
P8/2018
Mighty River International Limited v. Hughes & Ors;
Mighty River International Limited v. Mineral Resources Limited & Ors
S36/2018  Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v. SZMTA & Anor
D1/2018 Northern Territory of Australia v. Mr A Griffiths (deceased) and Lorraine Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali Peoples & Anor
S140/2018 Parkes Shire Council v. South West Helicopters Pty Limited
A30/2017 Pipikos v. Trayans
H2/2018 Preston v. Avery & Anor
M26/2018 QLN146 v. Republic of Nauru
M27/2018 QLN147 v. Republic of Nauru
M1/2018 The Queen v. Dennis Bauer (a pseudonym)
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
P24/2018 Rodi v. State of Western Australia
S260/2017 SAS Trustee Corporation v. Miles
M168/2017 Strickland (a pseudonym) v. Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
P37/2018 Tjungarrayi & Ors v. State of Western Australia & Ors
S46/2018 TTY167 v. Republic of Nauru
M176/2017 Tucker (a pseudonym) v. Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
B54/2017 UBS AG v. Tyne as Trustee of the Argot Trust
M134/2018 Victorian Building Authority v. Andriotis
S267/2017 WET052 v. Republic of Nauru
C5/2018 Williams v. Wreck Bay Aboriginal Commuity Council & Anor
D4/2018 Work Health Authority v. Outback Ballooning Pty Ltd & Anor

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