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Law: Law of Employment & Industrial Law


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)


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.



Law Reports

Reported Judgments

Industrial Reports

Unreported Judgments

Fair Work Commission

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.


Journal articles are a secondary resource useful for analysis and opinions on legal issues. Below are some of the subject specific journals for Law of Employment.  Remember, the Journal Databases listed in the Secondary Resources tab are a great place to start your search.

Australian Journal of Labour Law

Journal of Industrial Relations

Industrial Law Journal

The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations

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