Comcare v PVYW

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ,Hayne,Crennan,KIEFEL JJ,Bell J,Gageler J
Judgment Date30 October 2013
Neutral Citation[2013] HCA 41
Docket NumberS98/2013
Date30 October 2013
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14 cases
  • Stewart v Atco Controls Pty Ltd (in Liquidation)
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 7 May 2014
    ...667–668. 41Atco Controls Pty Ltd (In Liq) v Stewart (2013) 31 ACLC ¶13–065 at 869 [65]. 42 (1983) 149 CLR 639 at 649. 43Comcare v PVYW (2013) 88 ALJR 1 at 6 [15]–[16]; 303 ALR 1 at 7; [2013] HCA 41, referring to Brennan v Comcare (1994) 50 FCR 555 at 572 per Gummow J; Benning v Wong (1969) ......
  • Dring v Telstra Corporation Ltd
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 9 April 2021
    ...of Customs v Agfa-Gevaert Ltd (1996) 186 CLR 389 Collector of Customs v Pozzolanic Enterprises Pty Ltd (1993) 43 FCR 280 Comcare v PVYW [2013] HCA 41 , (2013) 250 CLR 246 Drake v Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs (1979) 46 FLR 409 Drenth v Comcare [2012] FCAFC 86 , (2012......
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17 firm's commentaries
  • WA worker was injured when she attended work out of usual work hours to complete a form – is the injury compensable? Appeal to WA District Court
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 21 December 2017
    ...injury occurring outside ordinary work hours and was not supported by the principles articulated by the High Court in ComCare v PVYW [2013] HCA 41; (2013) 250 CLR 246 and Hatzimanolis v ANI Corporation Ltd [1992] HCA 21; (1992) 173 CLR 473; Failed to hold that where the employer did not req......
  • Co-worker's assault on a FIFO worker at a mine site's tavern was outside the ambit of their employment
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 14 May 2015
    ...Act 1988 (Cth). 3 Hatzimanolis v ANI Corporation Ltd (1992) 173 CLR 473, 617-18 (Mason CJ, Deane, Dawson and McHugh JJ). 4 Comcare v PVYW [2013] HCA 41, [38]-[39] and [45] (French CJ, Hayne, Crennan and Kiefel 5 Hatzimanolis v ANI Corporation Ltd (1992) 173 CLR 473, 617-18 (Mason CJ, Deane,......
  • Telstra win: Fed Court upholds slip & fall decision
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 15 July 2020
    ...encouraged the employee to spend the interval or interlude at a particular place or in a particular way. The decision in Comcare v PVYW (2013) 250 CLR 246 authority for the proposition that for an injury to have occurred in an interval in a period of work to be in the course of employment, ......
  • When 'On-the-Job' is Not Necessarily On the Job
    • Australia
    • JD Supra Australia
    • 1 November 2013
    ...majority of the High Court (4:2) has handed down a significant decision in Comcare v PVYW [2013] HCA 41, which has clarified the meaning of a "work-related injury" and closely examined what was said in Hatzminanolis v ANI Corporation Ltd (1992) 173 CLR 473 Overturning decisions of the lower......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Geoffrey Sawer and the Art of the Academic Commentator: A Preliminary Biographical Sketch
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 42-2, June 2014
    • 1 June 2014
    ...newspaper writings, but surfaced in other ways as well. He often resorted to verse to sharpen the point.114 And his 110 Comcare v PVYW [2013] HCA 41. 111 Geoffrey Sawer, 'Thoughts on a Yeasty Topic', The Can berra Times (Canberra) 10 December 1987, 2. 112 See, eg, Stephen, 'Obituary: Emerit......

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