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How Laws are Made

This video explains how parliaments make law, explaining the process of a Bill to an Act, how legislation changes over time, why the Commonwealth makes some laws and the states others, and delegated legislation such as regulations. This video is produced by the Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC), State Library of NSW with assistance from the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW. 

Legislation is a major source of law. Courts are the other source of law. 

Watch this short animation from the Parliament of Victoria to understand how laws are made.

Justice Maze

The Justice Maze will enable people to better understand the criminal justice system and gain access to essential legal, community and government resources. Enables government and community workers to better understand the system, and the economic, legal, social and psychological implications for prisoners and their families Produced by Community Restorative Centre (CRC)

Justice Journey

Information for victims of crime about going to court in New South Wales, Australia. From JusticeNSW.
A series of 10 short videos. Click here to go to the web page.

New Resources Available for Loan

Latest resources about the Australian legal system - borrow now or ask for an Interlibrary loan.

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