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EBSCO Publishing: Academic Search Premier is an academic collection of full text peer-reviewed journals. It contains over 4,500 journals in full text, with more than 3,7000 being peer reviewed. PDF back files dating to 1975 or earlier are provided for more than 100 journals. A broad range of subject areas are covered including including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, and religion & theology. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases: Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Health Source Nursing/Academic, Australia New Zealand Reference Centre. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Informit: Covers policing, criminology, law enforcement, management, and occupational health and safety.
Informit: Covers all aspects of law including banking, companies and securities, constitutional law, criminal law, environmental law, copyright law, family law, legal aid and human rights. 140 peer reviewed law journals from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region plus selected articles from major law journals from the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada are included.
Indigenous Studies Program, The University of Melbourne: The Agreements, Treaties and Negotiated Settlements (ATNS) project is an ARC Linkage project examining treaty and agreement-making with Indigenous Australians and the nature of the cultural, social and legal rights encompassed by past, present and potential agreements and treaties. The project also examines the process of implementation and the wider factors that promote long term sustainability of agreement outcomes. The ATNS database is an online gateway which links together current information, historical detail and published material relating to agreements made between Indigenous people and others in Australia and overseas. The ATNS database is designed for the use of Indigenous and other community organisations, researchers, government and industry bodies.
Gale: This collection includes more than 6000 pages chiefly from the Nixon and Ford administrations. The bulk of the materials are "back channel" cables between the U.S. ambassadors in Saigon and the President's national security advisers regarding the situation in South Vietnam or the peace negotiations. These consist of talking points for meetings with South Vietnamese officials, intelligence reports, drafts of peace agreements, and military status reports. Subjects include the Diem coup, the Paris peace negotiations, the fall of South Vietnam, and other U.S. / South Vietnam relations topics. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
National Library of Australia and Informit: Australian Public Affairs Full Text (APAFT) contains full text articles and indexed references from Australian journals in the social sciences and humanities, including current affairs, economics, law, literature and politics. Selected overseas sources are also reviewed for material on Australian subjects. This resource commenced in print as the Australian Public Affairs Information Service or APAIS in 1945; online availability dates from 1978. Early issues from 1952-1977 are at RF 016.3 AUS.
Commonwealth of Australia: APSJOBS provides information on vacancies within the Australian Public Service. Also provides access to previous issues of the electronic APS Employment Gazette plus links to employment opportunities within the various state governments. Other electronic government gazettes are also linked to, including the Government Notices Gazette, the Special Notices Gazette and the Periodic Notices Gazette.
AsianLII provides for searching and browsing databases of legislation, case-law, law reform reports, law journals and other legal information, where available, from all 27 countries and territories in Asia . Over 140,000 cases from at least 15 countries, and over 15,000 pieces of legislation from at least 18 countries are searchable. For every country, AsianLII contains an extensive Catalog of law-related websites for that country, and a Law on Google facility assisting users to search Google only for legal materials from that country.
Informit: Records specifically relates to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and deal with legal issues such as land rights, native title, customary law, Aboriginal deaths in custody, Aborigines in the criminal justice system, racial discrimination, indigenous intellectual property and Aboriginal youth and juvenile justice.
The AustLII collection contains full-text databases of most Australian decisions and legislation. Current databases include Commonwealth, ACT, Northern Teritory, Victorian, Western Australian, NSW and SA legislation and regulations, most federal courts (High Court, Federal Court, Family Court, AAT etc) and most state courts and tribunals. AustLII also includes a number of more specialised (subject specific) databases as well as the most comprehensive index to Australian law on the Net. Also included in AustLII is the Australian Treaties Library, a fully searchable, hypertext-linked resource that includes treaty texts, indexes, status lists, and explanatory material.
This resource contains links to major Australian legal sites on the Internet organised by jurisdiction. It provides links to the websites of all commonwealth courts (federal, high and family courts of Australia) and state law resources including legislation, parliaments and courts.
These are general sites for researching the Australian government on the Internet and provide a starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to a diverse range of information on Australian government resources as well as providing links to other useful sites.