Corporate services include communications, finance, human resources, information technology, library, procurement and contract management, property, risk oversight and management and statistics.
On 1 July 2016, the corporate services functions of the Federal Court, Family Court and Federal Circuit Court merged into a single administrative entity. This follows the passage of the Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Act 2016 earlier in 2016. Each court has a separate budget allocation and maintains their distinct statutory identities.
In July 2012, the Court assumed responsibility for administering the National Native Title Tribunal.
The Court issues a number of corporate publications in accordance with Commonwealth legislation, in compliance with Senate Orders and other government requirements.