Walker v State of Victoria [2012] FCAFC 38 (22 March 2012)


HUMAN RIGHTS – discrimination – disability – education services – infant with several disabilities – application dismissed at first instance – whether trial judge’s reasons adequate – proper approach of Court to case involving disabled infant – need to ground complaints in provisions of legislation – obligations of lawyers – relevant of case management considerations – relevance of Disability Standards – reasonableness – whether the trial judge erred in approach to admission of expert evidence

HUMAN RIGHTS – discrimination – disability – victimisation – whether Court has jurisdiction to hear claim for victimisation