The fees payable in the Federal Circuit Court are changing from 1 July 2019.

The table below shows the current fees payable and the new fees from 1 July.

Schedule

Item No.

Document or Service

Current Fee

New fee from 1 July 2019

201

Filing a document by which a proceeding in the Court seeking final orders is commenced, other than an proceedings mentioned in items 202, 204 to 206, 208 to 214 or an application under the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

Corporation $1,605

Any other case $665

Corporation $1,625

Any other case $675

202

Filing of an application under section 46PO or 46PP of the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

no biennial increase

$55

no biennial increase

$55

203

Filing a bill of costs

$255

$260

204

Filing of a document seeking interlocutory, interim or procedural orders (other than a proceeding mentioned in item 202) or an application under the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 other than an application mentioned in item 214A

Corporation $965

Any other case $390

Corporation $980

Any other case $395

205

Filing of an application to review an exercise of power by the Registrar of the Federal Circuit Court, under subsection 104 (2) of the Federal Circuit Court Act

Corporation $965

Any other case $390

Corporation $980

Any other case $395

206

Filing of a document by which a proceeding in the Federal Circuit Court under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 is commenced

Publicly listed company $5,630
Corporation $3,755
Public authority $3,755

Any other case $1,565

Publicly listed company $5,705
Corporation $3,805
Public authority $3,805

Any other case $1,585

207

Filing, by a person other than the applicant, of a document seeking the making of final orders different from those sought by the applicant (other than in a proceeding mentioned in item 202)

Corporation $1,605

Any other case $655

Corporation $1,625

Any other case $665

208

Filing of an application for an order for substituted service of a bankruptcy notice

Publicly listed company $630

Corporation $420

Public authority $420

Any other case $165

Publicly listed company $640

Corporation $425

Public authority $425

Any other case $165

209

Filing of an application under section 539 of the Fair Work Act 2009 in either of the following circumstances:

 

(a)  the applicant has been dismissed from employment in alleged contravention of Part 3-1 of that Act;

(b)  the applicant alleges a breach of section 351 of that Act

$71.90

$73.20

210

Filing of an application under section 539 of the Fair Work Act 2009 if the applicant has been dismissed from employment in alleged contravention of section 772 of that Act

$71.90

$73.20

211 & 212

Filing an application under section 548 of the  Fair Work Act 2009 if the applicant indicates that the applicant wants the small claims procedure under that Act to apply:

 

If the claim is less than $10,000

 

If the claim is between $10,000 and $20,000

 

 

 

$235

 

$385

 

 

 

$240

 

$390

213 & 214

Filing of an application under Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 if the applicant indicates the applicant wants the small claims procedure under that Act to apply:

 

If the claim is less than $10,000

 

If the claim is between $10,000 and $20,000

 

 

 

$235

 

$385

 

 

 

$240

 

$390

214A

Filing of an application to register a New Zealand judgment under the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

$125

no biennial increase

$125

215

Setting down for hearing for final orders of a proceeding or an issue in question in a proceeding (other than a proceeding under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 or  proceeding mentioned in item 202

Corporation $1,920

Any other case $795

Corporation $1,945

Any other case $805

216

For hearing for final orders of a proceeding or an issue in question in a proceeding (other than a proceeding under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 or  proceeding mentioned in item 202)-for each hearing day or part of a hearing day (other than the first hearing day)

Corporation $1,920

Any other case $795

Corporation $1,945

Any other case $805

217

For the hearing for an examination by a Registrar of the Federal Circuit Court under section 50 or 81 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966-for each day or part of a day

Publicly listed company $2,895

Corporation $1,920

Public authority $1,920

Any other case $795

Publicly listed company $2,935

Corporation $1,945

Public authority $1,945

Any other case $805

218

For the hearing of an application (including a cross-claim) under subsection 104(3) of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act-for each day or part of a day

Corporation $1,920

Any other case $795

Corporation $1,945

Any other case $805

219

On request, production of file of the Federal Circuit Court and the making of a copy or copies of a document or documents in the file (regardless of the number of documents to which the request relates:

 

For the production of the file

 

For each page included in a copy made in accordance with the request

 

 

 

 

$50

 

$1

 

 

 

 

$50

 

$1

220

Each service or execution, or attempted service or execution, of the process of the Federal Circuit Court by an officer of the court (other than in a proceeding mentioned in item 202

An amount equal to:

(a) the amount of any expenses reasonably incurred by the officer in the service or execution, or attempted service or execution, of the process; and

(b) a charge worked out at the hourly rate of salary payable to the officer for the time involved in the service or execution, or attempted service or execution.

An amount equal to:

(a) the amount of any expenses reasonably incurred by the officer in the service or execution, or attempted service or execution, of the process; and

(b) a charge worked out at the hourly rate of salary payable to the officer for the time involved in the service or execution, or attempted service or execution.

221

Seizure and sale of goods by an officer of the Federal Circuit Court in the execution of the process of the court (other than in relation to a proceeding under the Admiralty Act 1988 or a proceeding mentioned in item 202)

$610

$620

222

For issuing a subpoena

Corporation $155

Any other case $80

no biennial increase

Corporation $155

Any other case $80

223

For issuing a summons to a person, under section 50 or 81 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 to attend examination about a debtor’s examinable affairs

Publicly listed company $780

Corporation $510

Public authority $510

Any other case $255

Publicly listed company $790

Corporation $515

Public authority $515

Any other case $260

224

Mediation by an officer of the Federal Circuit Court (other than in a proceeding mentioned in item 202) – for each attendance at the mediation

$535

$540

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