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Federal Court of Australia

Although the State Supreme Court can hear certain matters involving Commonwealth law (that is, it has some federal jurisdiction), the Federal Court mainly hears these cases. The Federal Court's jurisdiction includes matters relating to interstate industrial disputes and other actions arising under the Fair Work (Registered Organisation) Act 2008 (Cth), actions under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and bankruptcy matters.

There is a right of appeal from a Federal Court judge to the Full Federal Court (three judges) and, in some circumstances, from there to the High Court.

Federal Court of Australia  :  Last Revised: Thu Jul 31st 2014
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