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Australia: International Team Project

What's in This Guide?

Welcome! This guide provides links to a variety of resources available for researching the laws and legal system of Australia. Although it is designed primarily for use by students enrolled in the Fall 2019: ITP Australia course, others interested in learning more about Australia's legal system may also find it helpful.  

Process for Researching Australian Law

1. Consult secondary sources pertaining to Australia and the topic/issue(s) you are researching.

2. Use a research guide (including this one) to familiarize yourself with the sources of law in Australia and where to find national legislation, cases, etc. 

3. Find the sources of law using online and/or print resources. 

Starting Points