Commonwealth government publications

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Katie Flack
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This research guide provides advice about where to find and how to use Commonwealth government publications.

This guide will help if you are looking for:

Use the tabs or the search box at the top of this page to guide you.

If you find any errors, or if you can suggest other information sources, please contact the Library's Law & Government Team.


This guide was originally developed by Jan McDonald, and was revised by Heidi Hosking in 2005. Subsequent revisions are work of Katie Flack, apart from:

  • information about finding and using explanatory memoranda, which was written by Andris Liepens
  • information about bills, which was written by Steven Kafkarisos

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