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Using this guide

The Legislation guide introduces you to physical and online information, resources and tools. They have all been carefully selected to help you study or research legislation at Monash.

The guide will also help you to develop your skills in finding useful material.

Legislation consists of the laws made by Parliament:

  • Acts (also known as statutes) 
  • Subordinate or delegated legislation (also known as regulations, rules, by-laws and orders, legislative instruments)

Get help from a librarian

Get help from a librarian when you need support beyond what you can find in this guide. Bookings are available for students, educators, and researchers.

Librarians can help you with a range of tasks including:

  • using the Library's collections
  • finding and evaluating information
  • citing and referencing
  • understanding copyright