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Time limits most commonly missed in relation to unfair dismissal.

Action Time limit Legislation Extension availability
Unfair dismissal application
Time limit
21 days from the effective dismissal.
s.394 Fair Work Act 2009 (Cwlth)
Extension availability
Fair Work Australia may allow a further period if it is satisfied that there are exceptional circumstances – s.394(3) Fair Work Act 2009 (Cwlth)