Queensland Law Society

New Federal Court Practice Direction - Interest on Judgments Practice Note (GPN-INT)

The Federal Court has revoked the Interest on Judgments Practice Note (GPN-INT) issued on 25 October 2016, and issued the new Interest on Judgments Practice Note (GPN-INT) taking effect from Monday, 18 September 2017.  The new practice direction clarifies the application of pre-judgment interest in relation to proceedings under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). 

For calculation of interest, please refer to the table of Pre-judgment & Post-judgment Interest Rates on the Court's website.

If you have any questions about this practice note please email the Court at practice.notes@fedcourt.gov.au.