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.
- 6 Jan 2020:
Martin v Norton Rose Fulbright Australia (No 7)  FCA 5
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) s 20(2) - whether single judge of the Federal Court of Australia lacks jurisdiction to determine whether Fair Work Commission has jurisdiction under Part 3-1 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)
Judge: Kerr J
- 23 Dec 2019:
Newton v Australian Postal Corporation (No 2)  FCA 2192
INDUSTRIAL LAW - Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) ("FW Act"), ss 340, 348 and 355 - where in reliance upon s 348 union representative alleged to have made threats to take action against employer with intent to coerce employer to engage in industrial activity, being removal of employee from position and cessation of a project ("project") - where in…
Judge: Bromberg J
- 19 Dec 2019:
Rooney v AGL Energy Limited  FCA 2157
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - subpoena - objection to inspection of documents produced - whether inspection would contravene s 588 of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic) - objection dismissed
Judge: Snaden J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 31 May 2018:
What will the Australian Competition Tribunal do now without Limited Merits Review?
Presented to the Federal Court by Justice Middleton
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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