Country overview

An overview of the country, its geography, political make-up, legal system and courts.

Australia :: The courts

Federal At a federal level, labour law disputes are heard by the Fair Work Commission (the national tribunal), the Federal Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court (formerly the Federal Magistrates Court) …

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Australia :: The Constitution

The primary function of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia is to demarcate the legal relationship between the states of Australia …

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Australia :: Legal framework

Law in Australia is established both by the Commonwealth and individual states …

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Australia :: Country profile

The Commonwealth of Australia is a constitutional monarchy surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans …

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