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Cases: Authorised law reports

Australian authorised law reports

Court Authorised Report Series Citation
High Court Commonwealth Law Reports 1903- CLR
Federal Court Federal Court Reports 1984- FCR

Administrative Appeals Tribunal 
- Reports of cases on appeal from the Tribunal 
- Other decisions relating generally to Administrative law

Administrative Law Decisions 1976- ALD
Supreme Court of Victoria Victorian Reports 1957-
Victorian Law Reports 1875-1956
Supreme Court of New South Wales

New South Wales Law Reports 1971- 
New South Wales Reports 1960-1970 (print only)
State Reports NSW 1901-1970,1901-1950 (AustLII)
New South Wales Law Reports 1825 - 1900

Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory Australian Capital Territory Law Reports 2008- ACTLR
Supreme Court of Northern Territory Northern Territory Law Reports 1991- NTLR
Supreme Court of Queensland

Queensland Reports 1958-
State Reports. Queensland 1902-57

Queensland Reports 1859- (free access)

St R Qd
Supreme Court of South Australia South Australian State Reports 1971-
State Reports. South Australia 1921-71
South Australian Law Reports 1865-1920
Supreme Court of Tasmania Tasmanian Reports 1979-
State Reports Tasmania 1941-1978
Tasmanian Law Reports 1897-1940
Tas R
Tas SR
Supreme Court of Western Australia Western Australian Reports 1961-
Western Australian Law Reports 1899-1959

UK authorised law reports

See ICLR.4 for all UK authorised reports.

Court Authorised Report Series Citation
Supreme Court (previously House of Lords) Appeal Cases (The Law Reports) (ICLR) AC
Court of Appeal Appeal Cases (The Law Reports) (ICLR) AC
Chancery Division (High Court) Chancery Division (The Law Reports) (ICLR) Ch
Family Division (High Court) Family Division (The Law Reports) (ICLR) Fam
Kings Bench (formerly Queens Bench) (High Court) Kings Bench Division (The Law Reports) (ICLR) QB

An authorised report (if available) should always be cited in preference to another report series, or unreported judgment. See: