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Informit: AGIS 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. Australian, New Zealand and Pacific law journals are comprehensively indexed and abstracted, and material from major US, UK and Canadian law journals is selectively included. Source documents include over 120 Australian, New Zealand and Asia Pacific law journals, and selected articles from major law journals from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
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.
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: The Attorney-General's Information Service - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset (AGIS-ATSIS) is a subset of the AGIS database. AGIS is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published material on all aspects of law. The AGIS-ATSIS subset contains records that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Source documents include over 120 Australian, New Zealand and Pacific law journals, and selected articles from major law journals from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Subject coverage deals 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. There are also records dealing with reconciliation and social policy and welfare issues related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
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.
Australian Copyright Council: Provides access to a range of information sheets, books, news items, training programs and policy documents.
: Administers anti-discrimination and human rights laws in Australia. The site provides links to publications of the Commission including reports, legal research, statistics, and educational material.
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts journals primarily in the area of taxation law but also including other areas of interest such as child support, accounting, business, finance and superannuation. Source documents are journal articles from over 20 journals. Journals such as 'The Bulletin' and 'BRW' are indexed selectively for taxation and related information while others are indexed comprehensively with relevant cases and legislative references included. Note that in legislative references to the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (ITAA) the title of the Act is not included. Subject coverage focuses on tax technical information and includes articles on accounting*, auditing*, business, capital gains tax, finance, fringe benefits tax, goods and services tax, international tax (with Australian content), law, superannuation, taxation rulings, and tax administration.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: This database is a resource for researching treaties to which Australia is a signatory, or where Australia has taken other treaty action.
Attorney-General's Department: ComLaw, incorporating the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) provides access to Australian Commonwealth primary legislation as well as related documents and information in electronic form. It also provides links to sites that provide access to State Legislation and Commonwealth and State Case Law.
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.
A guide to law reports and court records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes both Australian and overseas reports and records. Refers to printed resources held by the Library only.