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Foreign Law by Jurisdiction: Australia

This guide lists essential print and online sources for researching foreign law. NOTE: First 4 tabs list important general sources that might not be repeated in the dropdown tabs.

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Constitutional Law


Authorized legislation: Authorized versions of Australian statutes and regulations are found on the respective legislative websites of the Commonwealth, states and territories.

Statute citators: Both JADE and AustLII contain citator tools for quickly identifying case law that cites specific legislative provisions.

Commonwealth of Australia
States and Territories

Legislative Materials

Commonwealth of Australia

Case Law

Court Dockets and Records

Australian Law in the Library

Materials will be located in B2 North (map), with call numbers beginning with KU.