Media representatives, as well as any other person, are welcome to observe Employment Court hearings, which are open to the public.

If you want to film, record, take photographs or use other broadcast media during a hearing, you will need to send an application to the registrar at least 10 working days before the hearing.

Please fill in an application for in court media coverage. [PDF, 201 KB]

For guidance on remote viewing of a hearing please see: Guidelines for Remote Viewing of Hearings. [PDF, 115 KB]

Media representatives should introduce themselves to the registrar in court if they want to make notes about any proceedings in the court.

The presiding judge controls court proceedings which includes discretion over media attendance and coverage, to ensure a fair trial and to protect the integrity of the process.

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