Law

AustlII (Australian Legal Institute)

AustlII provides access to: legislation (Commonwealth and States*), treaties, decisions of courts and tribunals, law reform and Royal Commission reports, Federal Courts (High Court, Family Court, etc.).
* Victorian Acts as consolidated in 1996 and subsequent Acts.  Check out the Community Legal Information for user-friendly information.

Use this website to answer questions such as:

  • What is the Child Employment Act in Victoria?
  • How do I find information about Indigenous Law?
  • I have a disability and I am being discriminated against, what can I do?

Law Handbook

Search The Law Handbook Online to access practical plain-English information about Victoria law.  The Handbook is fully searchable, contains thorough legislation and case indexes, contact information for relevant legal services, and helpful pop-up definitions of legal terms.  Fact sheets introduce different areas of the law, providing a useful starting point.

Use this website to answer questions such as:

  • What laws do I have to follow as a cyclist?
  • How do I find information about child support?
  • I want to make a complaint about a factory in my neighborhood, who do I contact?