Recent Cases

Ogawa v Finance Minister [2021] FCAFC 17 (24 February 2021) (Logan, Katzmann and Jackson JJ)


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – appeal from decision of Federal Court of Australia dismissing the appellant’s application for judicial review – where Minister did not waive debt of appellant – whether decision was legally unreasonable – where AHRC recommended compensation – appeal dismissed

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – where appellant granted leave at first instance to amend originating application to include additional grounds of review – where appellant did not include grounds in originating application – where appellant seeks to raise similar grounds in appeal – where appellant self-represented