Unfair dismissal and general protections appeal hearings and other appeal hearings before the Fair Work Commission will be held during the periods listed below.
As far as possible, appeals will be listed during the first or second periods occurring after the appeal is filed. If required, the Commission may hear such matters on dates other than those listed below.
Unfair dismissal and general protections appeal hearings are listed over 2 days (or more if required) each month on a separate roster from other appeal matters. Applicants will be directed to file a short written submission in support of their application 7 days before the date of the hearing. There is no requirement to file witness statements, evidentiary material or lengthy submissions addressing the merits of the case at this stage.
Note: video links are available on request.