Latest Judgments

Judgments are generally published within 24 hours of being made available by Judges' staff, often earlier. In cases of high media interest, we endeavour to publish judgments within 1 hour of being delivered by the Court.

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Today's published judgments

Industrial Law
Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (Werribee Shopping Centre Case) [2017] FCA 1235
INDUSTRIAL LAW - construction industry - admitted contraventions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - adverse action contrary to s 346 taken by union and official by preventing an employee from performing work for reasons including that he was not a member of the union - action contrary to s 348 taken by union and an official by preventing the same employee from performing work with intent to coerce him to engage in industrial activity by becoming a union member - action contrary to s 348 taken by union and official by preventing another employee from performing work with intent to coerce him to engage in industrial activity by paying fees to the union INDUSTRIAL LAW - contraventions of civil remedy provisions - where first and second respondents admitted contraventions of ss 346 and 348 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - consideration of appropriate declarations and penalties - where first respondent has significant record of prior contravention - importance of deterrence
23 Oct 2017 |  TRACEY J


Practice and Procedure
Petersen Superannuation Fund Pty Ltd v Bank of Queensland Limited (No 2) [2017] FCA 1231
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - representative proceeding - opt out notice - whether order for registration of class members for the purposes of participating in any settlement ought be made - mode of publication and distribution of the notice
06 Oct 2017 |  YATES J


Practice and Procedure
Kenquist Nominees Pty Limited v Campbell (No 3) [2017] FCA 1230
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - discovery of documents - agreed protocol for discovery - claims of privilege from production - form and content of lists of documents required to be given
20 Oct 2017 |  YATES J