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Cases: Courts & Tribunals

Find online cases, authorised law reports, and case databases.

Check AustLII or Jade for more.

Australian courts, tribunals and judgments

High Court of Australia

Unreported judgments:
High Court of Australia decisions 1903- (AustLII) | Judgments (HCA website)

Go to Recent HCA Decisions (AustLII) for full-text of the latest cases from the High Court, available on the day of their handing down by the Court, or browse the High Court Judgments database.

High Court of Australia Bulletin (AustLII)

High Court of Australia Special Leave Dispositions (AustLII)

High Court Transcripts 1994- (AustLII)

High Court of Australia home page including Speeches by Justices of the High Court

Federal Court of Australia

Unreported decisions:
Federal Court of Australia decisions 1977- (AustLII), Federal Court - Full Court Decisions 2002- (AustLII)

Federal Court of Australia home page | Judgments from 1977- | Status of Special Leave to Appeal to the High Court | Check the progress of a case

Other Courts & Tribunals

Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Decisions 1976- (AustLII) | AAT home page

Australian Industrial Relations Commission
Decisions 1983-2009 (AustLII) | Full Bench decisions 1998- (AIRC) | Decisions 2000- (AIRC) | The AIRC has been abolished and its functions were transferred in January 2010 to a division within the Fair Work Commission.

Australian Patent Office
Decisions 1981- (AustLII) | IP Australia home page

Australian Competition Tribunal
Decisions 1997- (AustLII) | Australian Competition Tribunal (Federal Court)

Australian Designs Office
Decisions 1983- (AustLII) | IP Australia home page

Australian Patent Office
Decisions 1981- (AustLII) | IP Australia home page

Australian Takeovers Panel
Decisions 2000- (AustLII)

Australian Trade Marks Office
Decisions 1991- (AustLII) | IP Australia home page

Copyright Tribunal
Decisions 1997- (AustLII) | Copyright Tribunal (Federal Court)

Corporate Law Judgments Sept. 1999- (Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation and University of Melbourne)

Fair Work Australia
Decisions 2009-2012 (AustLII) | Archive of Decisions and Orders FWC website

Fair Work Commission
Decisions - Full Bench 2013-  (AustLII) | Decisions and Orders FWC website

Family Court of Australia
Decisions 1988-  (AustLII) | FCA home page

Federal Magistrates Court (renamed Federal Circuit Court of Australia in 2013)
Decisions 2000- (AustLII) | Family Law Decisions 2000- (AustLII) | FCCA home page

Federal Privacy Commissioner of Australia
Cases 2002- (AustLII) | Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
Decisions 1985- (AustLII) | HREOC home page

Immigration Review Tribunal
Decisions 1990-1999  (AustLII)

Industrial Relations Court
Decisions 1994-2000 (AustLII) | Industrial Relations Court of Australia (Federal Court)

National Native Title Tribunal
Decisions 1994- (AustLII) | NNTT home page

Refugee Review Tribunal
Decisions 1993-2004(AustLII) | Decisions 2004- (AustLII) | RRT Bulletin (case summaries) | RRT home page

Superannuation Complaints Tribunal
SCT home page

The Law Library of Victoria
The Law Library of Victoria includes the combined resources of the Supreme Court, the County Court, the Magistrates' Court and
VCAT. Catalogue Search

Supreme Court of Victoria
Supreme Court of Victoria decisions 1998- (AustLII) | Supreme Court of Victoria home page | Judgments search (includes Sentencing Decisions and unreported judgments back to the 1950s)

Supreme Court - Court of Appeal decisions 1997-1998 (AustLII)

Supreme Court - Court of Appeal decisions 1998- (AustLII)

Commercial Court
Commercial Court home page

County Court
County Court home page
County Court of Victoria decisions 1993- (AustLII)

Corporate Law Judgments Sept. 1999- (Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation and University of Melbourne) (Victorian Supreme Court Decisions)

Magistrates Court of Victoria
Magistrates Court home page
Magistrates' Court of Victoria decisions 2006- (AustLII)

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal / Administrative Appeals Tribunal Decisions 1989-1999 (AustLII) |  VCAT Decisions 1998 - current (AustLII) | VCAT home page

Coroner's Court
Coroner's Court home page | Coroners' written findings

Supreme Court of New South Wales
Supreme Court decisions (1995- ) (AustLII) | Supreme Court home page

Supreme Court - Court of Appeal Decisions 1999- (AustLII)

Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal Decisions 1999- (AustLII)

CaseLaw NSW - New South Wales Court and Tribunal Decisions (Lawlink NSW)
(Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Court of Criminal Appeal, Court of Criminal Appeal, Land and Environment Court, and various Tribunal Decisions.)

Decisions of the Superior Courts of New South Wales, 1788-1899 (School of Law, Macquarie University) (Also available via AustLII)

Law Reports (New South Wales) 1880-1900 (AustLII)

State Reports (New South Wales) 1901-1950 (AustLII)

Administrative Decisions Tribunal
Administrative Decisions Tribunal decisions 1999- (AustLII) | Administrative Decisions Tribunal home page

Compensation Court of New South Wales
Court decisions 1985-2003 (AustLII) | Court home page

Corporate Law Judgments Sept. 1999- (Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation and University of Melbourne) (NSW Supreme Court Decisions)

District Court of NSW
District Court home page

Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales
Industrial Relations Commission decisions 1985- (AustLII) | Industrial Relations Commission home page

Land and Environment Court of New South Wales
Land and Environment Court decisions 1988- (AustLII) | Land and Environment Court home page

For decisions of other tribunals see AustLII

Supreme Court of South Australia
Supreme Court decisions 1989- (AustLII) | Supreme Court home page

Corporate Law Judgments Sept. 1999- (Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation and University of Melbourne) (SA Supreme Court Decisions)

District Court Decisions 1997- (AustLII)

Environment Resources and Development Court Decisions 1997- (AustLII)

Industrial Relations Commission Decisions 1991- (AustLII) | South Australian Industrial Relations Tribunals home page

Industrial Relations Court Decisions 1992- (AustLII) | South Australian Industrial Relations Tribunals home page

South Australian WorkCover Levy Review Panel Decisions 2002- (AustLII)

Workers Compensation Tribunal Decisions 1996- (AustLII) | South Australian Industrial Relations Tribunals home page

Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal Decisions 1991- (AustLII)

For decisions of other tribunals see AustLII

Courts Administration Authority - South Australia
Information on the Supreme Court, District Court, Environment Resources & Development Court, Magistrates Court, Youth Court, Coroner's Court,  Industrial Relations Court, Drug Court, and Family Violence Court

Supreme Court of Queensland
Supreme Court decisions 1998- (AustLII)

Supreme Court - Court of Appeal Decisions 1994- (AustLII)

District Court of Queensland 1999- (AustLII)

Building Tribunal decisions 1996- (AustLII)

Corporate Law Judgments Sept. 1999- (Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation and University of Melbourne) (Queensland Supreme Court Decisions)

Industrial Court decisions 1999- (AustLII)

Industrial Relations Commission decisions 1999- (AustLII)

Planning and Environment Court decisions 1999- (AustLII)

Legal Practice Tribunal Decisions (Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal website)

QCAT

For decisions of other tribunals see AustLII

Queensland Courts home Page

Supreme Court of Tasmania
Supreme Court decisions 1987- (AustLII) | Supreme Court home page

Anti-Discrimination Tribunal of Tasmania 2000- (AustLII)

Corporate Law Judgments Sept. 1999- (Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation and University of Melbourne) (Tasmanian Supreme Court Decisions)

Magistrates Court of Tasmania home page

Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal Decisions 1996- (AustLII

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory
Supreme Court decisions 1986- (AustLII) | Supreme Court home page

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory - Court of Appeal Decisions 2000- (AustLII)

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory - Court of Criminal Appeal Decisions 2000- (AustLII)

Anti-Discrimination Commission Decisions 1995- (AustLII)

Corporate Law Judgments Sept. 1999- (Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation and University of Melbourne) (NT Supreme Court Decisions)

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