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Industrial Magistrate

All Local Court magistrates are appointed as Industrial Magistrates. Matters arising out of industrial disputes can be filed and dealt with at any Local Court in NSW.

​​​Industrial Magistrate's have both civil and criminal jurisdiction under a broad range of state and commonwealth legislation.

The court deals with such matters as:

  • recovery of money owing under industrial instruments, for example, Awards, Enterprise Agreements and Statutory Entitlements
  • prosecutions for breach of industrial instruments
  • appeals from various administrative decisions (Licenses)
  • prosecutions for statutory breaches
More information about court registry locations is available on the Local Court website.

​Court lists

Industrial disputes are incorporated into the Local Court list and can be searched via the online court lists.​​


Forms

For forms and sample forms use for industrial disputes, see Local Court forms.


Fees

For information about Industrial Magistrate fees, see Local Court fees.


Additional resources

You can obtain information about what award relates to you from the following government sites:


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​The information on this site is a guide only and is not legal advice - see disclaimer.