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Government, Courts and Legal Resources

ACCC

An independent statutory authority that administers the Trade Practices and Prices Surveillance Acts and offers consumer protection

     

APRA

The prudential regulator of banks, insurance companies, superannuation funds, and other financial institutions

     

Attorney General’s Department (Australian Law Online)

This site gives access to Government legal information and services available nationwide

     

Austrade

The site of the Australian Trade Commission dealing with exports and overseas business

     

Australian Law Reform Commission

An independent federal statutory corporation that conducts inquiries into areas of law reform

     

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

ASIC enforces company and financial services laws to protect consumers, investors and creditors

     

Australian Taxation Office - Tax Reform

This site provides information for individuals, businesses and practitioners on tax reform measures

     

Australian Trademarks Office

Offers online applications for registration of trade marks, as well as access to trademark databases

     

Child Support Agency

This Agency assists parents to manage their child support responsibilities

     

Commonwealth Attorney General

The Attorney-General’s department is involved in maintaining and improving Australia’s system of law and justice

     

Commonwealth of Australia

Access point for all Australian Commonwealth Government information

     

Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

A Commonwealth government department responsible for employment growth and productive practice

     

Department of Fair Trading

NSW Consumer Protection Agency

     

DIMIA

Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

     

IP Australia

A federal government agency that grants rights in patents, trade marks and designs

     

ITSA (Insolvency Trustee Service of Australia)

Government service with information regarding bankruptcy & alternatives, publications and other resources

     

Land and Property Information NSW

Provides land and property information for NSW. The site includes online facilities for land and property searches and related information

     

Migration Agents Code of Conduct

This site offers access to the migration agents’ code of conduct and complaints procedures.

     

Motor Accidents Authority

A statutory corporation that regulates the NSW Motor Accidents Scheme. Includes information on motor accident claims.

     

NSW Attorney General’s Department

A site that provides access to information on the law, NSW courts, and a database of legislation and case law

     

NSW Department of Industrial Relations

The NSW department responsible for industrial action, employment matters and awards

     

NSW Ombudsman

The NSW Ombudsman investigates and reports on complaints in relation to NSW government agencies and employees

     

Office of State Revenue

The OSR administers State taxation, collects revenue, develops policy and implements legislation. The site has an online transactions facility.

     

Parliament of Australia - Hansard

Online access to transcripts of parliamentary proceedings

     

RTA

The Roads and Traffic Authority (NSW)

     

Scale Plus

The Attorney General’s database of legislation and other legal resources

     

Supreme Court of NSW

This site includes daily court lists, judgments and other resources

     

Wagenet

Provides information about state and territory wages and conditions covered by federal awards and agreements

     

Workcover NSW

This body manages the State's workplace safety, injury management, and workers compensation systems

     
 

 Courts and Tribunals

 

Administrative Appeal Tribunal

The AAT provides independent review of administrative decisions made by the Commonwealth government and some non-government bodies

     

Australian Industrial Relations Tribunal

This site provides the latest AIRC decisions, awards, transcripts and other information

     

Compensation Court of NSW

A specialist Court which resolves workers’ compensation disputes

     

Family Court of Australia

A federal court that resolves and determines family disputes

     

Federal Court of Australia

The site provides information about the Federal Court, its history, current practice and reasons for judgments

     

Federal Magistrates Service

The FMS is an independent federal court. The site offers access to court lists, judgements, and other resources

     

High Court of Australia

The Highest Court in the Australian Judicial System

     

Independent Commission Against Corruption

ICAC conducts investigations and hearings into corruption, and the site provides hearing transcripts and other resources

     

Industrial Relations Court of Australia

Access site for the Industrial Relations Court

     

Superannuation Complaints Tribunal

An independent Commonwealth tribunal that deals with complaints about superannuation funds, annuities and RSA’s.

     
 

Resources

 

AUSTLII

A database of legislation, cases and other legal resources

     

Australian Advocacy Institute

The AAI is an independent body that aims to improve standards of advocacy skills and to develop training of advocates

     

Australian Centre for Industrial Relations

A research and training organisation that monitors and analyses the changing nature of work

     

Australian Corporate Law Association

A professional association for in-house lawyers.

     

Australian Institute of Family Studies

A Commonwealth government research and information agency on family wellbeing

     

Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Associates

An association of lawyers and professionals devoted to the protection of injured or adversely affected parties

     

Bar Association of New South Wales

A voluntary association of practicing barristers in NSW

     

Butterworths

This site offers online access to publications and a database of online legal information

     

CCH

This site offers access to a variety of commercial and legal services, including publications and other legal information

     

Centre for Legal Education

A research and development centre based at the University of Newcastle.

     

Commercial Law Association of Australia

A professional association that lobbies government on legal and commercial matters

     

High Court Bulletin

A digest of cases reserved and cases granted special leave

     

Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia

A body that represents professionals who specialise in the field of insolvency

     

IPAA Guidelines

Online access to IPAA guidelines to aid understanding of the insolvency process

     

Law Council of Australia

The national representative body for legal practitioners involved in the promotion of justice

     

Law Foundation NSW

An non-profit independent organisation that does research into the operation of the legal system aimed at improving access to justice

     

Law Society of New South Wales

The professional association for solicitors in NSW

     

Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC)

This body provides free access to information about the law through the State library and public NSW libraries

     

Office of the Employment Advocate

The site provides assistance to employers and employees, and has an online lodgement service for AWAs

     

OSIRIS

This site contains Commonwealth Awards, Agreements & Decisions, Variations and Decision Summaries from the AIRC

     

Quality in Law (QIL)

A national body that offers business improvement systems for the legal profession

     

Scale Plus

The Attorney General’s database of legislation and other legal resources

     

Stamp Duty Calculator

Calculates duty on sale or transfer of land

     

Standards Australia

An organisation providing business services including legal compliance services

     

Womens Legal Resources Centre

A body that promotes access to justice for women, offering free advice and referrals

     

 

 
 

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