If Apple wins the Australian case at the end of the main proceeding, all Android-based products will effectively be shut out of the Australian market forever, unless Google or its device maker partners settle with Apple. Therefore, Google and Samsung will have to fight very hard to have the asserted patents declared invalid, or at least have their scope narrowed.
Sources: The Sidney Morning Herald, City Press, Apple Insider, FOSS Patents
quote: Generally the legal systems in all the countries where hearing are are occurring are pretty robust and not particularly corrupt. Real lawyers will argue the details into the ground and real judges and juries will make decisions and I for one am happy for them to do so. Who else could decide?