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

M140/2019 ABT17 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor
S47/2020 Applicant S270/2019 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
S71/2020 AUS17 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor
H2/2020 Bell v. State of Tasmania
S315/2019 Berry & Anor v. CCL Secure Pty Ltd
S329/2019 Calidad Pty Ltd & Ors v. Seiko Epson Corporation & Anor
B21/2020 Clayton v. Bant
A30/2019 CXXXVIII v. Commonwealth of Australia & Ors
A4/2020 Deguisa & Anor v. Lynn & Ors
S66/2020 DVO16 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor
B18/2020 GBF v. The Queen
M137/2019 Hsiao v. Fazarri
C14/2019 Lewis v. The Australian Capital Territory
B56/2019 Mackellar Mining Equipment Pty Ltd and Dramactic Investments Pty Ltd T/as Partnership 818 & Anor v. Thornton & Ors
M27/2020
M28/2020
M29/2020
M30/2020

Minister for Home Affairs  & Ors v. DLZ18  & Anor
Minister for Home Affairs  & Anor v. Marie Theresa Arthur as Litigation Representative for BXD18
Minister for Home Affairs  & Anor v. FRX17 as litigation representative for FRM17
Minister for Home Affairs  & Anor v. DJA18 as litigation representative for DIZ18

M57/2020
M58/2020
Minister for Home Affairs v. DUA16 & Anor; CHK16 & Anor
S347/2019 Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v. CED16 & Anor
S103/2020 Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v. Makasa
P23/2020

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs v. AAM17 & Anor

M160/2019
M165/2019
Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd v. AMWU & Ors
Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations v. AMWU & Ors
D15/2019
D16/2019
Nguyen v. The Queen;
Singh v. The Queen
D21/2019 Northern Land Council & Anor v. Quall & Anor
B34/2020 Oakey Coal Action Alliance Inc v. New Acland Coal Pty Ltd
B32/2020 Peniamina v. The Queen
S272/2019 Private R v. Cowen & Anor
A5/2020 The Queen v. Abdirahman-Khalif
D2/2020 Roy v. O'Neill
B63/2019 State of Queensland v. The Estate of the Late Jennifer Leanne Masson
S69/2020 Westpac Securities Administration Ltd & Anor v. Australian Securities and Investments Commission
S67/2020 Wigmans v. AMP Limited & Ors

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