The Principal Registry of the Court, located in Sydney, is responsible for the overall administrative policies and functions of the Federal Court's registries. The Principal Registry also provides support to the Court’s governance through Judges' Committees.
This unit provides corporate services to the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court and the National Native Title Tribunal. It also supports the Australian Competition Tribunal, the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal and the Copyright Tribunal of Australia.
Corporate Services include communications, finance, human resources, information technology, procurement and property, risk oversight and statistics.