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Legal system and legislation

Find information about Australia's legal system. Includes links to legislation. For more information see Law and justice.

Acts and Legislation – ComLaw

Provides the full text of Commonwealth Acts, Bills and Legislative Instruments (Regulations) and Gazettes in electronic form.

Attorney-General's Department

Legislation – Popular titles

ComLaw provides links to the most requested items of Commonwealth legislation from the homepage.

Attorney-General's Department

Hierarchy of courts

A hierarchy of courts and tribunals operate within each state and territory, with the High Court being the highest court in the Australian judicial system.

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Values and law

Provides an introduction to laws and values in the Australian community. Prepared as a help for people coming to Australia.

Department of Social Services

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