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Provides a starting point for students enrolled in LAW115 - Foundations of Law.
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Key Legal Databases

Westlaw AU

Includes the case citator FirstPoint, the encylopaedia Laws of Australia, as well as a range of law reports, unreported judgments, journals and commentary.

LexisNexis AU

Includes the case citator CaseBase, the encyclopaedia Halsbury's Laws of Australia, as well as a range of law reports, unreported judgments, journals and commentary.

CCH Online

Includes a range of subject-specific law reports, journals, commentaries and newsletters.

Law One by TimeBase

Includes full-text legislation from all Australian jurisdictions as well as point-in-time legislation for a range of subjects.

Federal Register of Legislation

Includes authorised versions of Commonwealth principal Acts, amending Acts and delegated legislation


Includes an extensive collection of unreported judgments, legislation (including point-in-time NSW Acts), treaties, journals and law reform reports.

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