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Since launching in 2011, Westlaw AU has delivered superior online content and research solutions to more than 50,000 users across the country. Offering an unparalleled degree of insight and depth of information, it’s become the go-to legal research tool that Australian lawyers count on – and for good reason.

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FirstPointPowered by The Australian Digest

FirstPoint is our leading online case law research tool that provides citation information and reliable summaries of important cases. With daily updates and more than 15,000 new cases being classified by FirstPoint’s legal editors every year, you can feel confident you’re getting the most up-to-date legislation and meaningful interpretation.

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The Laws of Australia

Edited by the Hon Michael Kirby, The Laws of Australia is our complete encyclopaedia of legal principles covering more than 320 topics across all major areas of the law. Authored by more than 400 legal specialists, its unmatched breadth and depth, and easy-to-read style will quickly acquaint you with unfamiliar areas of the law.

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Law Reports

Westlaw AU publishes Australia’s largest collection of authorised and specialist law reports, including the prestigious Commonwealth Law Reports and Federal Court Reports.

Access a complete online archive of your selected law report series and link to other key Westlaw AU products, such as FirstPoint.

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Whether you’re a solicitor, barrister, legal librarian or academic, you know firsthand how important research is to your work. In this guide we look at some of the ways research is evolving and how those trends can benefit you, the legal professional, at both a personal and corporate level.

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