Table of Contents

Foreword – The Honourable Chief Justice Murray Gleeson AC, High Court of Australia


Graeme Blank and Hugh Selby

What is an appeal?

Graeme Blank and Hugh Selby

Frequent Issues

Graeme Blank and Hugh Selby

Notices and Grounds of Appeal

Judge Sydney Tilmouth QC, District Court of South Australia

Orders on Appeal

Judge Brian Donovan QC, NSW District Court

Appeal Papers

Jennifer Hedge, Deputy Registrar, Federal Court of Australia


Michael Sexton SC, Solicitor-General for NSW

Further Evidence on Appeal

Ian Freckelton SC

Written Submissions

Justice M A McMurdo, President, Queensland Court of Appeal

Oral advocacy

Justice J S Douglas, Queensland Supreme Court

Making a Special Leave Application in the High Court

Tim Game SC


Gino Dal Pont

Appellate Reasons

Justice Michael Kirby, High Court of Australia

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