Faculty of Business and Law

Legal Resources

Research by Country


Cases, legislation, links, resource pages and much more

Essential web links for Queensland Laywers - Lex Scripta
Includes sections on legal research links, desktop reference links, other useful links, quick links and more.

FindLaw Australia
Fantastic research site. Includes articles by subject, legislation, links to legal resources, recent cases, forms and precedents, lawyer marketing, lawyer search facility, career and recruitment information, legal journals. It also has a law student section with links to resources and law schools, employment opportunities, legal reesearch, post-graduate study and past exams. You can also receive newsletters and alerts relating to legal news and cases in via email

Foundation Law
Links to: legislation, judgments, practice collections, court lists, discussion groups, Sydney 2000 Olympics, organisations, government and resources.

Law For You
Plain English legal information Australia - by state and territory. Divided easily by topic, including Family law, home, planning, small business, cars, injury, disabilities, immigration, lawyers and IT.

Researching Australian Law
Article at LLRX by Nicholas Pengelley - 2 January 2003.  Includes the following sections: Background; Parliaments and Laws; Finding Australian Legislation; Courts and Judgments; Finding Australian Cases; Treaties; Secondary Sources;
Journal Literature; Legal Encyclopedias; Law Reform; Government Information; Dictionaries; Directories; Legal Research Guides; Publishers; Current Awareness; Discussion Lists; Information Brokerage; Major Texts.

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7th June 2013