Recent Cases

Commonwealth of Australia v De Pyle [2024] FCAFC 43 (26 March 2024) (O’Callaghan, Raper and Button JJ)


PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – where primary judge refused interlocutory application by the Commonwealth for certain suppression orders – where evidence adduced from responsible officer that suppression orders necessary to prevent prejudice to national security and to protect the safety of a person – where such evidence not contradicted – where the Commonwealth and the intervenor broadcaster agreed that to the extent that certain information was not in the public domain suppression orders should be made – appeal allowed