Recent Cases

SITTING AS THE COURT OF DISPUTED RETURNS PURSUANT TO SECTION 354(1) OF THE COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT 1918 (CTH). Garbett v Liu (No 3) [2020] FCAFC 91 (26 May 2020) (Allsop CJ, Greenwood and Besanko JJ)


COSTS — where the petitioners sought orders pursuant to s 360(4) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth) — whether the Commonwealth should pay the costs of the first respondent in VID 1019 of 2019 — consideration of public importance and public benefit of petitions