Key legal databases

Australian Case Law Research

Online Case LawCasebase (Lexis Advance)Firstpoint Westlaw AU |  Legal Abbreviations | AustLII | BarNet Jade | Lawcite

Australian Legislation  - Acts, Regulations

Federal Register of Legislation (previously ComLaw) (Commonwealth) | Victorian LegislationMore Legislation | LAWLEX | Legify 

Dictionaries:  Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary | Australian Legal Words and Phrases |Australian Law Dictionary (Oxford) | Black's Law Dictionary | Oxford English Dictionary

Encyclopaedias Laws of Australia (Westlaw AU)  | Halsbury's Laws of Australia Keyword Search Form (Lexis Advance) | Halsbury's Laws of Australia (Lexis Advance) Table of Contents

Government releases and publications: Capital Monitor

Hansard:  Commonwealth | Victoria | More information

Journal Indexes - Australian

AGIS Plus Text (Attorney-General Information Service)  |  CINCH (Criminology)  |  APAFT  |  Family | Informit Law Collection

Journal Indexes - International:  Legal Source (previously Index to Legal Periodicals) | Legal Resource Index |  Criminal Justice Abstracts | Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (Hein Online)

News: Factiva | TV News  | The Law Report (ABC) | Fairfax News Store


Legal Platforms

Australian legal information platforms  Lexis Advance | Westlaw AU |CCH (Via IntelliConnect)
USA and UK Full-Text Platforms: HeinOnline | US & Canadian Law Reviews (via | UK Law Reviews (via | UK Law Reviews (via Westlaw) | ProQuest | Westlaw (US) | Westlaw UK | (US)  | Lexis Advance US | ICLR



Style Manual:  Aust'n Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC3) (Download the view-only PDF version here) | Short Guide to Citing the Law | Academic Referencing Module | Referencing Tool

LMS and Tools: LMS Login | Assignment Calculator | Word Long Documents Guide | LMS administration (Staff)

A Tale of Two Citations (ICLR)

This short video features two barristers. One of them is serenely competent and well-prepared with the proper law reports to support her case, and the other is rather less well-organised, chaotically downloading and printing transcripts from the internet, much to the judges irritation.

Law and Justice, La Trobe Law School Blog


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