Chief Justice Keane of the Federal Court has approved the dates for the sitting of the full court in 2011. Subject to there being sufficient business, sittings of a full court during 2011 will be held in all capital cities on 7 February â 4 March 2011; 2-27 May 2011; 1-24 August 2011; and 31 October - 25 November 2011. Any urgent matter may be transferred to a place of sitting other than that at which the matter was heard at first instance. If the circumstances require it, a full court may sit to hear appeals on dates other than those listed.
12 July 2010