Victoria Legal Aid

There are a number of free case law databases that you can use, including:

AustLII collects and publishes unreported Victorian cases from many different courts and tribunals:

For judgments of Commonwealth courts, see AustLII’s Commonwealth ResourcesExternal Link .

Our onsite databases

Our law library subscribes to a range of case law databases and products that can only be accessed on-site, due to licensing restrictions. These include the following case law databases:

  • WestlawAU
  • Lexis Advance
  • CCH IKnowConnect.

They also include the following law report series:

  • Australian criminal law reports
  • Commonwealth law reports
  • Federal court reports
  • Federal law reports
  • New South Wales law reports
  • Victorian reports.

Our print collection

In addition to our online collections, the library has a large print collection of law report series:

  • Administrative appeals reports
  • Administrative law decisions
  • Australian Argus law reports
  • Australian criminal law reports
  • Australian de facto and relationship cases
  • Australian family law cases
  • Australian family law reports
  • Australian social security cases
  • Australian torts reports
  • The Commonwealth law reports
  • Family law reports
  • Federal Court reports
  • Federal law reports
  • Motor vehicle reports
  • Victorian administrative reports
  • Victorian reports.

Summaries and digests

Summaries of significant decisions from particular jurisdictions are available from:

For more resources, search the Public Law Library CatalogueExternal Link .

Disclaimer: The material in this print-out relates to the law as it applies in the state of Victoria. It is intended as a general guide only. Readers should not act on the basis of any material in this print-out without getting legal advice about their own particular situations. Victoria Legal Aid disclaims any liability howsoever caused to any person in respect of any action taken in reliance on the contents of the publication.

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Reviewed 14 March 2024

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