(1) A document that is faxed to a Registry for filing must:
(a) be sent to a fax number approved by a Registrar; and
(b) be accompanied by a cover sheet clearly stating:
(i) the sender's name, postal address, telephone number, fax number (if any) and email address (if any);
(ii) the number of pages sent; and
(iii) the action required in relation to the document.
(2) A document must not be faxed to a Registry if it is more than 20 pages.
(3) The sender of the document must:
(a) keep the original document and the transmission report showing that the document was faxed successfully; and
(b) produce the original document or transmission report if ordered to do so by the Court.
Note 1: If the document is accepted in the Registry, a Registrar will return a copy of the document by fax to the fax number stated on the cover sheet.
Note 2: Details of the opening times for each District Registry are on the Court's website at http://www.fedcourt.gov.au.