The Law Library has many books on Australian Constitutional Law – browse the shelves at KM 76 – both the Open Shelves on Level 5 and the Reserve Collection. Some recent examples of textbooks and study guides / student companions are:
The three volume work Opinions of Attorneys-General of the Commonwealth of Australia (published between 1981 and 2013) comprises legal advice provided to the Commonwealth government between 1901 and 1945, from Federation and the creation of the Commonwealth to shortly after the Second World War. These opinions consider many constitutional issues, and are an invaluable historical resource.
Journal articles provide current scholarly opinion and analysis of specific aspects of your topic.
Indexes & Abstracts
AGIS – articles in Australian law journals from the 1970s+ - some articles are in full text. AGIS is available electronically from the Law Library’s Research Databases page or Discovery.
Use this database to search for articles on a specific constitutional law topic eg: separation of powers, or a specific section of the Constitution.
Full Text Databases
AustLII has created a database of over 380 free full-text articles on the historical development of Australian law since colonisation, including the reception of English law, the colonial courts, federation and the Constitution.
Individual Journal Titles
Constitutional law & policy review
Public Law Review
Federal Law Review