Recent Cases

Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Fair Work Ombudsman (Cross River Rail Appeal) [2024] FCAFC 1 (29 January 2024) (Halley, Goodman and McElwaine JJ)


INDUSTRIAL LAW – Appeal from a decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) – whether primary judge erred in finding visitor entry and conduct requirements were occupational health and safety requirements for the purposes of s 499 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) – whether primary judge erred in finding breach of s 500 of the Act – appeal succeeds in part – penalties to be redetermined