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


Addy v. Commissioner of Taxation


Arsalan v. Rixon
Nguyen v. Cassim


Bell v. State of Tasmania


Charisteas v. Charisteas & Ors

M122/2020 Chetcuti v. Commonwealth of Australia
S116/2020 The Commissioner of Taxation for the Commonwealth of Australia v. Travelex Limited
S62/2021 Commissioner of Taxation v. Carter & Ors
Commonwealth of Australia v. AJL20


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

B6/2020 Davidson v. The Queen
S26/2021 Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v. Huang
S211/2020 Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v. Shi
M131/2020 Director of Public Prosecutions Reference No 1 of 2019
S235/2020 Edwards v. The Queen
Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd v. Voller
Nationwide News Pty Limited v. Voller
Australia News Channel Pty Ltd v. Voller
S24/2021 Hamilton (a pseudonym) v. The Queen

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


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


Hofer v. The Queen

S10/2020 LibertyWorks Inc v. Commonwealth of Australia
B56/2019 Mackellar Mining Equipment Pty Ltd and Dramactic Investments Pty Ltd T/as Partnership 818 & Anor v. Thornton & Ors
B54/2020 Mineralogy Pty Ltd & Anor v. State of Western Australia
B43/2020 Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v. EFX17


Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs v. Moorcroft


Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs v. Viane


MZAPC v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor


NSW Commissioner of Police v. Cottle & Anor


Orreal v. The Queen


Palmer v. The State of Western Australia


Park v. The Queen


Plaintiff M1/2021 v. Minister for Home Affairs


Port of Newcastle Operations Pty Limited v. Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd & Ors

B55/2020 Price as executor of the Estate of Alan Leslie Price (deceased) & Ors v. Spoor as trustee & Ors


Ridd v. James Cook University


Stubbings v. Jams 2 Pty Ltd & Ors


Sunland Group Limited & Anor v. Gold Coast City Council


Talacko v. Talacko & Ors

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
S67/2020 Wigmans v. AMP Limited & Ors
B73/2020 WorkPac Pty Ltd v. Rossato & Ors
S27/2021 ZG Operations Australia Pty Ltd & Anor v. Jamsek & Ors
S129/2020 Zhang v. Commissioner of Police & 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.