Practice notes are designed to provide procedural guidance to parties and individuals appearing before the Fair Work Commission.
The Appeal proceedings practice note provides a general explanation of appeal rights and sets out the procedures followed by the Commission when listing, hearing and determining appeals.
The Discontinuing matters practice note provides a summary of the key points regarding the discontinuance of matters before the Commission and the effect of discontinuance.
The Fair hearings practice note provides procedural guidance and information about the conduct of hearings before the Commission, including the responsibilities of Commission Members, applicants, respondents and their representatives.
Requests to appear remotely
The Requests to appear remotely practice note provides guidance for making requests for the use of video and telephone conferencing facilities during hearings and conferences for matters before the Commission.
Orders to attend & orders to produce
The Orders to attend and orders to produce practice note provides procedural guidance in relation to orders to attend and orders to produce. It provides a general explanation of the process for requesting such orders and the procedures followed by the Commission in making and giving effect to these orders or declining to make orders.
Unfair dismissal proceedings
The Unfair dismissal proceedings practice note provides procedural guidance regarding the scheduling and conduct of proceedings relating to unfair dismissal applications which:
- do not settle at conciliation, or
- do not proceed to conciliation conducted by conciliators.