Full Court Minute Books

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


Alexander v. Minister for Home Affairs & Anor


Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v. Pattinson & Anor

A30/2021 Bell v. The Queen
H7/2021 Citta Hobart Pty Ltd & Anor v. Cawthorn
S62/2021 Commissioner of Taxation v. Carter & Ors


Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union & Anor v. Personnel Contracting Pty Ltd

S179/2021 Fairbairn v. Radecki

Farm Transparency International Ltd & Anor v. State of New South Wales

P56/2021  Garlett v. The State of Western Australia & Anor
P45/2020 George v. The State of Western Australia
M86/2021 Google LLC v. Defteros

Hill v. Zuda Pty Ltd as trustee for The Holly Superannuation Fund & Ors


H. Lundbeck A/S & Anor v. Sandoz Pty Ltd
CNS Pharma Pty Ltd v. Sandoz Pty Ltd

S146 to

Hoang v. The Queen


Hobart International Airport Pty Ltd v. Clarence City Council & Anor
Australia Pacific Airports (Launceston) Pty Ltd v. Northern Midlands Council & Anor


Kozarov v. State of Victoria


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


Nathanson v. Minister for Home Affairs & Anor


NSW Commissioner of Police v. Cottle & Anor


O'Dea v. The State of Western Australia


Plaintiff M1/2021 v. Minister for Home Affairs


Ruddick v. Commonwealth of Australia


Stubbings v. Jams 2 Pty Ltd & Ors


Tapp v. Australian Bushmen's Campdraft & Rodeo Association Limited


Thoms v. Commonwealth of Australia


Tu'uta Katoa v. Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs & Anor

S20/2021 Walton & Anor v. ACN 004 410 833 Ltd (formerly Arrium Ltd) (in liquidation) & Ors
S60/2021 Wells Fargo Trust Company, National Association (as owner trustee) & Anor v. Leaseco Pty Ltd (administrators appointed) & Ors
S27/2021 ZG Operations Australia Pty Ltd & Anor v. Jamsek & Ors

It may not be possible to display all the information relating to a case, some information may be suppressed.  The suppression may be as a result of a court order or the operation of legislation.