About this NPA
The Employment and Industrial Relations National Practice Area (NPA) comprises of civil and criminal matters arising under the Fair Work jurisdiction and related legislation including:
- workplace-related applications
- writs of mandamus or prohibition
- matters transferred or appealed from the Federal Circuit Court, other Courts or the Fair Work Commission.
- 12 Jan 2018:
Fair Work Ombudsman v Lohr  FCA 5
INDUSTRIAL LAW - appeal from orders - whether primary judge erred in treating declarations as a consequence of default by respondent as not being binding on non-defaulting respondent - whether primary judge erred in treating multiple classes of contraventions grouped by s 557 of Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) as single contravention with single maximum…
Judge: Bromwich J
- 29 Dec 2017:
Cross v Harbour City Ferries Pty Ltd  FCA 1577
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application pursuant to r 36.05 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) seeking an extension of time within which to appeal from a decision of the Federal Circuit Court - where merits of proposed appeal grounds determinative - where no merit in proposed appeal grounds - application dismissed
Judge: Lee J
- 22 Dec 2017:
Zaghloul v Woodside Energy Limited (No 6)  FCA 1504
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory application - application to restrain solicitors and counsel from acting for the respondent - consideration of the requirements of the proper administration of justice in the context of whether to restrain legal representatives - held: application dismissed with costs.
Judge: Gilmour J
Form & Rules
The key forms and rules for commencing proceedings are:
- Commencing an originating application alleging dismissal in contravention of a general protection proceeding:
- Commencing application for a writ of mandamus, prohibition or injunction under section 39B of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth) must file:
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