Law and legislation
The ComLaw site provides a search facility for legal information. ComLaw contains Commonwealth Acts, as well as other documents such as Bills and Legislative Instruments (Regulations), in electronic form. ComLaw does not provide access to State Legislation or Commonwealth and State Case Law Databases. A Quick Reference Guide is available to guide you through the form and functions of the site.
The ComLaw page has links to the most requested items of legislation.
National Library of Australia guide to internet sites for Australian law. It provides a diverse range of information on Australian law resources as well as providing links to other useful sites.
National Library of Australia
This website contains the complete text of A Guide to Government and Law in Australia by Dr John Hirst. The book is an exploration of the history, structure and operations of Australian democracy with a concise description of the operations of the Australian system of government and law.
Education Services Australia Limited
Provides information about Australia's legal system. Includes information about: The Courts; Legal aid: Alternative dispute resolution; Indigenous law and justice; Contract law and International legal assistance.
Australia is a tolerant and inclusive society . This page gives an introduction to laws and values in the Australian community. The page has been prepared as a help for people coming to Australia.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship