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Law: Commonwealth

Resources for legal research and writing, including guides to broad areas of law.

Acts and Regulations

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  • Commonwealth of Australia Acts, v.1 (1901) to present
  • Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Rules, 1901 to present

Commonwealth Statutes Annotations

Tables of Acts (1901-1991)

Wicks's Subject index to Commonwealth Legislation

Emergency Legislation Handbook

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Bills and EMs

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  • Commonwealth of Australia Bills, 1968 to 1999 (lacks 1969)

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Parliamentary debates (Hansard) and papers

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  • Commonwealth, House of Representatives, 1952 to present - Law Library Level 2 Govt Pubs
  • Commonwealth, Senate, 1954 to present; lacks 1956 - Law Library Level 2 Govt Pubs
  • Commonwealth, Senate and House of Representatives, 1946-1953; lacks 1948 - Law Library Level 2 Govt Pubs
  • Commonwealth, Senate and House of Representatives, 1901-1903, 1915, 1917-1923, 1926, 1928, 1929-1932, 1933-1934, 1936-1936, 1937-1939 - Law Library Level 2 Govt Pubs

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Gazettes

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  • Australia (Commonwealth) Government Gazette (1907-1973) - Law Library Store, Level 3
  • Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, Government Notices (1987-2012) - Law Library Store, Level 3
  • Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, Periodic (1974-1997; 2008-2012 incomplete) - Law Library Store, Level 3
  • Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, Special (1973 Jul-Dec; 1977-2012 incomplete) - Law Library Store, Level 3
  • Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, General (1974-1977) - Law Library Store, Level 3

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Federal Register of Legislation provides Gazettes (Government Notices, Special and Periodic) and Indexes to the Gazettes, published from January 1901 to current.