Appeal: Federal Court of Australia

The Federal Court has appellate jurisdiction over civil and criminal decisions made in the following Courts:

  • The State Supreme Courts
  • The Federal Circuit Court

It can also hear the following:

  • Appeal to a decision made by a single Judge of the Federal Court
  • Appeals to decisions regarding the Fair Work Act 2009

To appeal a Federal Court decision you have to apply for special permission from the High Court, you have 28 days from the date of the original sentence.

For more information see: