Cole v South Tweed Heads Rugby League Football Club Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeMcHUGH J.,Gleeson CJ,Gummow,HAYNE JJ.,KIRBY J.
Judgment Date15 June 2004
Neutral Citation[2004] HCA 29,2004-0615 HCA B
CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberS403/2003
Date15 June 2004
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33 cases
  • Flanagan v Houlihan
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 4 March 2011
    ...FOR DEFENCE 2000 1 WLR 2055 GRIFFITHS v BROWN 1998 TIMES OCTOBER 23 QBD COLE v SIUTH TWEED HEADS RUGBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL CLUB LTD & ANOR 2004 HCA 29 STEWART v PETTIE JORDAN HOUSE 1995 1 SCR 131 SCR PARA 132 C.A.L. NO.14 PTY LTD T/A TANDARA MOTOR INN & ORS v MOTOR ACCIDENTS INSURANCE BOARD 200......
  • Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW v Dederer
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 30 August 2007
    ...1021 at 1052 [153]. 184 Mickelberg v The Queen (1989) 167 CLR 259 at 267. 185 Cole v South Tweed Heads Rugby League Football Club Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 469 at 499–500 [107]; Neindorf v Junkovic (2005) 80 ALJR 341 at 346–347 [19]–[20], 359–360 [84]–[85]; 222 ALR 631 at 635–636, 653; Fahy (2007)......
  • New South Wales v Fahy (266)
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 22 May 2007
    ...Holdings Pty Ltd (2002) 208 CLR 460 at 477–478 [62]–[63] per McHugh J (diss), 492–493 [107] of my own reasons; Cole v South Tweed Heads Rugby League Football Club Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 469 at 483–484 [38]–[41] per McHugh J 172Neindorf v Junkovic (2005) 80 ALJR 341 at 359–360 [85]; 222 ALR 631......
  • Barclay v Penberthy
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 2 October 2012
    ...38; Woolcock Street Investments Pty Ltd v CDG Pty Ltd (2004) 216 CLR 515 at 537 [47] per McHugh J; [2004] HCA 16; Cole v South Tweed Heads Rugby League Football Club Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 469 at 480 [29] per McHugh J; [2004] HCA 29; Zhu v Treasurer of New South Wales (2004) 218 CLR 530 at 572......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • Responsible V Irresponsible Serving Of Alcohol - What Duty If Any Does A Publican Have?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 19 February 2009
    ...by his intoxication. The trial judge followed the High Court authority of Cole –v– South Tweed Heads Rugby League Football Club Limited (2004) 217 CLR 469. In that case, Gleeson CJ Callinan J held that there was no general duty to take reasonable care to protect patrons against risks of phy......
  • What is contributory negligence?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 21 March 2023
    ...person. The leading case in Australia that discussed the duty of care owed to intoxicated persons is Cole v Sth Tweed Heads Rugby Club [2004] HCA 29. In this case, the High Court held that in ordinary circumstances, no duty of care is owed by the licensee of premises to a person who is serv......
  • Common Law Duty of Care: Not my patron's keeper: High Court revisits alcohol server responsibility
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 3 December 2009
    ...factors in placing limits on the duty of care owed by licensees to their customers. 1 French CJ, Gummow, Hayne, Hayden & Crennan JJ 2 [2004] HCA 29 The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your spe......
3 books & journal articles
  • THE PROMISE OF UNIVERSALITY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2013, December 2013
    • 1 December 2013
    ...180 at [14]–[15] and [127]–[129]. 140 For example, Childs v Desormeaux[2006] 1 SCR 643; Cole v South Tweed Heads Rugby League Club Ltd(2004) 217 CLR 469 and CAL No 14 Pty Ltd v Motor Accidents Insurance Board(2009) 239 CLR 390. See also Ian Malkin & Tania Voon, “Social Hosts' Responsibility......
  • The Australian High Court and Social Facts: A Content Analysis Study
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 40-3, September 2012
    • 1 September 2012
    ...to evaluate how a particular party to the litigation may have acted. See Cole v South Tweed Heads Rugby League Football Club L td (2004) 217 CLR 469, 478 [17] (Gleeson CJ). Monahan and Walker refer to this as 'social framework'. See Laurens Walker and John Monahan, 'Social Frameworks: A New......
  • Prosecutorial guidelines for voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide: autonomy, public confidence and high quality decision-making.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 No. 2, August 2012
    • 1 August 2012
    ...as contributing to or driving such change. (77) (2009) 237 CLR 215. Sec also Cole v South Tweed Heads Rugby League Football Club Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 469, 477 [14] (Gleeson CJ); Perte v Apand Pty Ltd (1999) 198 CLR 180, 215 [88], 223-5 [114]-[117], 235 [146]-[148] (McHugh (78) Stuart v Kirkla......

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