Use the following resources to find information for Australian and overseas case law.
|AustLII||Free internet access to Australasian legal materials.|
|BestCase Library [WestlawNext Canada]|
|CCH IntelliConnect||Provides online access to selected CCH titles subscribed to by UTAS Law Library, including caselaw and looseleaf services.|
|Checkpoint||Australian tax and accounting database from Thomson Reuters.|
|HeinOnline||English Reports and US Reports|
|ICLR.3||Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England & Wales.|
|JustisOne||Irish Reports and Digests 1838 - present
Justis Irish Cases 1998 - present
International Law Reports
Singapore Law Reports
|Lexis Advance Pacific||Please go to Lexis Advance Pacific after 20 November 2017.|
|Lexis Advance||Lexis Advance (Formerly LexisNexis International) contains a comprehensive collection of full text legal resources including both primary and secondary material from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and other jurisdictions.|
|Oxford Reports on International Law||Full text decisions of international courts and international law decisions in domestic courts from 1904.|
|Thomson Reuters Westlaw||U.S. and foreign primary and secondary legal materials.|
|Westlaw AU||Australian case law, commentaries and journals.|
|WorldTradeLaw.net||A summary and analysis of all WTO reports and arbitrations; a current keyword index; a database of dispute settlement tables and statistics; and a user-friendly search tool for WTO cases, legal texts, and other documents.|
You can find authoritative cases on a subject by searching case annotators and digests in print and online. You can also search full text case law databases using subject keywords or catchwords.
Provides access to hundreds of thousands of case judgments and legislation from common law jurisdictions around the world.
Unreported judgments may be too recent to have been published in a law report or not important enough to be published.
Unreported judgments can often be found in law databases or directly from the court's website. In some cases, the judgment is available only to the parties involved.
|BarNet JADE||Free access to decisions of Australian and International Courts and Tribunals and Australian legislation.|
Free internet access to Australasian legal materials. Tasmania Victoria, and other Supreme courts publish their decisions in AustLII.
|New South Wales Caselaw||NSW Caselaw contains decisions for NSW Courts and Tribunals administered by the NSW Department of Justice.|
|Queensland Judgments||A complete set of unreported Supreme Court judgments from 2002. The contents of the website will be expanded, over time, as they progressively digitise and publish the Queensland Supreme Court Library’s print collection of unreported judgments (1972-2001).|
|Western Australia eCourts Portal|
|Law and Justice Foundation||Decisions from all Australian jurisdictions|
|LexisNexis AU : Unreported Judgments|
|Westlaw AU : Unreported Judgments|
Early Australian court decisions were often reported in newspapers and early court reports. Our news sources guide may help you find particular historical court decisions.
Not all judgments are published, even if they are mentioned in the news. This may be because the case hasn't set a precedent, was viewed as having little significance, or is of a sensitive nature.
Australian Legal History Libraries, include:
Many subscription legal databases contain historical cases. See Australian case law databases and unreported cases.