Legal Research Resources


Austlii – http://austlii.edu.au
Resource of Australian and international legal materials, including a law specific search engine, links, Australian cases, law and other legal matters.

Australian Bureau of Statistics – http://www.abs.gov.au
A direct link to Australian, State and regional statistics and KPI’s.

Australian Business Register – http://www.abr.business.gov.au
Provides access to the publicly available information provided by businesses when they register for an Australian Business Number (ABN) and links to online business services.

Australian Consumers’ Association – http://www.choice.com.au

Australian Securities and Investment Commission – http://www.asic.gov.au
Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator.

Australian Taxation Office – http://www.ato.gov.au
The Government’s principal revenue collection agency whose role is to manage and shape tax, excise and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians.

CCH – http://www.cch.com.au/au/default.aspx
A leading business publisher and information services provider in tax, accounting and financial planning, bankruptcy and insolvency, corporate and business law, trade practices and consumer law, conveyancing and property and court practice.

Copyright Council of Australia – http://www.copyright.org.au
The Australian Copyright Council is an independent non-profit organisation that provides information, advice and training about copyright in Australia.

Courts Administration Authority – http://www.courts.sa.gov.au
Provides information about the function and duties of the authority, along with sentencing remarks, judgments and case lists. Also provides access to information about the individual courts throughout South Australia.

FindLaw Australia – http://www.findlaw.com.au/  
A general purpose legal portal

Foolkit – http://www.foolkit.com.au
A collection of various law related links and information.

Human Rights Equal Opportunity Commission – http://www.hreoc.gov.au
Responsible for education and public awareness, discrimination and human rights complaints, human rights compliance and policy and legislative development.

Law For You – http://www.law4u.com.au
Practical information about everyday legal problems, written for non-lawyers.

Law Handbook Online – http://www.lawhandbook.sa.gov.au/
Provides an overview of the law in South Australia presented in everyday language. It outlines your rights and responsibilities in a range of legal areas and advises on where you can go for more assistance.

Lawstuff (Knowing Your Rights) – http://www.lawstuff.org.au/
Legal Citations

Australian Guide to Legal Citation (2nd edition) Melbourne University – http://mulr.law.unimelb.edu.au/files/aglcdl.pdf

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations – http://www.legalabbrevs.cardiff.ac.uk

Murdoch University – http://wwwlib.murdoch.edu.au/find/citation/lawcite.html

Lexis Nexis – http://lexisnexis.com.au
Legal publishers. Product range includes both local and international practitioner books, subscriptions and electronic works.

Property Council of Australia – http://www.propertyoz.com.au/
Property Council of Australia represents the property community, those who use land or invest in the built environment to generate economic returns.

Smokeball – http://www.smokeball.com.au/Subscribe.aspx
A resource which includes up to date precedents, commentary, legal forms and research tools purely for lawyers.

South Australian Acts and Regulations – http://www.legislation.sa.gov.au/index.aspx
Provides access to South Australian legislation and information about South Australian legislation, including information about the making, commencement, operation, variation or cessation of legislation and the making, commencement, operation, variation or cessation of other instruments made under legislation.

Australian Bureau of Statistics – http://www.abs.gov.au

Office of Crime Statistics and Research (SA) – http://ocsar.sa.gov.au

Thomson Reuters – http://legal.thomsonreuters.com.au

Weblaw – http://www.weblaw.edu.au/
A subject gateway to Australian legal resources