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Law: Introduction to the Australian Legal System

Encyclopaedias

Legal encyclopaedias summarise aspects of the law, giving you an overview and pointing to important legislation and cases (primary sources).

Laws of Australia (Westlaw)

Halsbury's Laws of Australia (Lexis Advance)

Commentary

Legal commentaries provide up to date, detailed information on a particular subject area. They often provide a mixture of expert commentary, legislation and key cases.

CCH Intelliconnect

Textbooks

Other Library resource guides

Online Resources

Cases

Case Citators

Don't forget to check the Australian case citators listed below, they are important research tools for finding cases by topic. They will provide references and links to reported and unreported judgments and also indicate relationships between cases, helping determine their precedent value.

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