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Construction Law Guide (Archive)

What’s new?

New book available: Collaborative Construction Procurement and Improved Value 

The Library has recently purchased David Mosey's Collaborative Construction Procurement and Improved Value. This book is available as an ebook, see the catalogue record for details and a link to the full text of the book. 

2019 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) now available

The 2019 edition of the NCC has just been published and is accessible via the ABCB Codes and Standards platform


Course of Study

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This guide will help you with research for the following courses of study:

Master of Construction Law

Grad Dip in Construction Law

LAWS70176 Construction Law

Quick links

Building and Construction Contracts in Australia (Dorter and Sharkey)

  • Online commentary on construction contracts

Commercial Arbitration Law and Practice (Jacobs) 

  • Specifically refer to the sections on security of payment


  • UK legislation and cases, plus the JustCite case citator 

Lexis Advance

  • Australian journals (including ACLB), cases, legislation and commentary (includes the case citator Casebase) 

Lexis PSL Construction 

  • Includes practice notes, checklists, precedents, cases, and access to certain FIDIC, JCT and other internationally-used forms. 

SAI Global: on-line premium

  • Australian and international building, construction and general standards (including AS contract forms)

Westlaw AU (Thomson Reuters)

  • Cases, Legislation, Commentary & Journal Articles (including BCL)


New Books

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