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Australian legisation portals

Use the links in the adjacent tabs to access lists of legislation administered by government environment departments, as well as regulations/rules/by-laws/policies/etc. administered by authorities in each State. 

Finding Australian Legislation

LawOne is published by TimeBase and provides subject listings of Australian legislation.  

Select LawOne > Browse > Legislation > By Subject > Then select a subject area to browse, e.g. Environment and Planning – Water Management > Click on the link provided to view the legislation. 

LawLex is published by SAI Global and provides subject listings of Australian legislation.  

Select LawLex > In the Search Legislation box select Browse Legislation - FREE > Use the tick boxes to select the jurisdiction(s) > Then select a subject area to browse, e.g. Social Services – Migration and Refugees > Browse.

Fundamentals of Legal Research subject and research guide will point you in the right direction for authorised sources for Australian legislation. 

 

Finding International Legislation

 

Laws of Other Nations subject and research guide will point you in the right direction for authorised sources for domestic legislation of other nations.

Thomson Reuters Westlaw  For U.S. content select All Content > Statutes & Courts Rules > Scroll down to the Topical Section and select the relevant topic, e.g. Labor & Employment. 

Lexis Advance International In the drop-down tab to the left of the search bar, change the country from Australia to the relevant jurisdiction, e.g. New Zealand > Type your keyword(s) in the search bar, e.g. Discrimination > Run search and view results. Select the tab NZ Legislation to limit results to just legislation. 

EUR-Lex Click the Advanced search link to the right of the search bar > Select which collection you would like to search from the Collection drop-down list, e.g. Legal acts > Type your keyword(s) in the Text search bar, e.g. Gender Equality > Run search and view results  

 

Australian Government Departments

Use the adjoining tabs to access lists of legislation administered by government environment departments, as well as regulations/rules/by-laws/policies/etc. administered by authorities in each State or Territory.