The Federal Register of Legislation is managed by the Office of Parliamentary Counsel and provides access to the official authorised version of Commonwealth legislation - indicated with an authoritative logo. Content includes Bills, Acts, Regulations, and Legislative Instruments. You can browse legislation 'In force', 'As made', and 'No longer in force'.
Lawlex Premium is a single point of entry for conducting Australian legislative research. It contains Acts, Bills, second reading speeches, explanatory memoranda, and legislative history, such as historical versions of legislation, commencement information, and amendments, and more. To search: Browse Legislation > Select a jurisdiction > Select a category > Select a subcategory
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Westlaw AU provides access to Australian legislation. Westlaw AU's citator FirstPoint contains legislative history including amendments, currency status, and citing references. To search:
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