Attorney-General's
The Court is a superior court of record and a court of law and equity. It sits in all capital cities and elsewhere in Australia from time to time. The primary functions of the Court are to, decide disputes according to law - promptly, courteously and effectively and, in so doing, to interpret the statutory law and develop the general law of the Commonwealth, so as to fulfil the role of a court exercising the judicial power of the Commonwealth under the Constitution.
Appropriations 272835000
Departmental expenses 336786000
Average staffing level 1077
L16, Law Courts Building, Queens Square
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Material

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Public Order and Safety

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    1 February 1977

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