R v Federal Court of Australia; Ex parte WA National Football League (1979) 143 CLR 190

Facts The respondent, Adamson, was a young Indigenous Australian who played football in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. He want to play football professionally. In 1973, he lived in the recruitment area assigned by the Western Australian National League […]

New South Wales v Commonwealth (2006) 229 CLR 1 (“WorkChoices Case”)

Facts In 2005, the Federal Government passed the WorkChoices legislation. WorkChoices was comprehensive industrial relations reform legislation. The two most critical changes in this legislation were: the elimination of State and Territory workplace relations legislation from the Federal industrial arena; […]