Australian Legal Research book. Earlier editions include New Zealand content too.


Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text).
The Institute provides free access to primary (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals); and secondary (e.g. law reform and royal commission reports) Australasian legal materials.
AustLII offers free iPhone and android apps for quick access to legislation and case law



An encyclopedia of Australian Law.


Law Reports

In unbound form these are combined with Australian Law Journal, but the bound versions form their own series.
The Australian Law Reports consist of decisions of the High Court, and significant decisions of the Federal and Supreme Courts. It also incorporates the Northern Territory Reports and the Australian Capital Territory Reports.
Also available on Lexis. Type ALR into the quick tools box the click find a source.
High Court of Australia cases.


The Federal Register of Legislation (the Legislation Register) is the authorised whole-of-government website for Commonwealth legislation and related documents. It contains the full text and details of the lifecycle of individual laws and the relationships between them.
Guide to Australian legal research sources. Produced by LLRX.
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