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Legislation comprises of:
1. Acts (also known as statutes). Principal Acts represent new legislation, while Amending Acts are designed to update or amend existing Acts.
2. Subordinate or delegated legislation (including regulations, rules, by-laws, certain policies, proclamations and notices)


The official and most up-to-date source of information is via the Commonwealth or State legislation website in the table below:


Jurisdiction Link
Commonwealth Federal Register of Legislation
Australian Capital Territory ACT Register of Legislation
New South Wales NSW Legislation
Northern Territory Northern Territory Legislation
Queensland Queensland Legislation
South Australia South Australian Legislation
Tasmania Tasmanian Legislation
Victoria Victoria Legislation
Western Australia Western Australian Legislation
Multiple jurisdictions*


NOTE: AustLII is not an authorised source of legislation and should be checked for currency against the versions on the Commonwealth or State legislation website.

Search a Case law database to locate judicial consideration of legislative provisions.