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Indigenous Legal Research


The following encyclopaedic resources provide comprehensive and up to date commentary on Australian Aboriginal Law, arranged by topic. The commentary in each topic lists and links to legislation and leading cases.


Halsbury's Laws of Australia (on Lexis Advance - UniMelb staff & students) - Title 5 - Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders

Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (on Westlaw AU - UniMelb staff & students)


Native Title (on Lexis Advance - UniMelb staff & students) - includes the annotated Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (including references to leading cases), state and territory legislation, general commentary on native title law and practice, and case notes from Australian and foreign jurisdictions.

Westlaw AU (UniMelb staff & students) Title 28: Real Property > 28.2: Principles of Real Property > Chpater 10: Native Title