Practice Directions

Practice Directions are utilised by the Industrial Court of Queensland and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission to further assist persons or parties in their administrative dealings with the Commission.

Pursuant to rule 92 of the Industrial Relations (Tribunals) Rules 2011, the following Practice Directions have been issued for the guidance of parties to any proceedings.

Notification of Practice Direction under the Industrial Relations Act 2016 for use in the Industrial Court of Queensland, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Magistrates Court and Industrial Registry - 18 January 2024

Practice Directions

PD 1 of 2024 - Citation of Authority

PD 1 of 2023 - Parties or Persons Applying for Leave to be Represented by a Lawyer

PD 2 of 2023 - Written Submissions

PD 3 of 2023 - Modification of a Document Before Publication

PD 4 of 2023 - Guideline for the Modification of a Document Before Publication

PD 5 of 2023 - Pronunciation of Names and Preferred Forms of Address

PD 1 of 2022 - Repeal of PD 11 of 2021 COVID-19

PD 1 of 2021 - Repeal of Practice Notes

PD 2 of 2021 - Approval to Engage in Protected Industrial Action

PD 3 of 2021 - Electronic Filing and Hard Copies of Documents

PD 4 of 2021 - General Protections

PD 5 of 2021 - Electronic Devices in Courtrooms

PD 7 of 2021 - Industrial Court of Queensland Robing | Robing Policy under the Queensland Courts & Tribunals

PD 8 of 2021 - Taking Evidence by Telephone or Video Link (Download the application for a video link form.)

PD 9 of 2021 - Questions Referred by the Court or Commission pursuant to the Human Rights Act 2019 (QLD)

PD 10 of 2021 - Interpreters

Codes of conduct

The President has developed a code of conduct for Members of the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and persons appearing before the QIRC as per the requirement of Section 436 of the Industrial Relations Act 2016.

Naming Convention - Judicial Officers

When referring to Queensland's judicial officers, please refer to the Naming Convention - Judicial Officers document.

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