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Westlaw AU

Learn to use Westlaw AU to search for case law

Introduction to Westlaw AU

Use Westlaw AU FirstPoint to search for your case. You can access case digests of Australian reported and unreported decisions (judgment). The database contains authorised and specialist law reports. 

You can search by subject using the FirstPoint subject list available in the left hand column. Hint: in the search screen the search box is called Classification. 

Use the interactive activity below for an introduction to finding cases on Westlaw AU.

Search prominent law journals including Australian Law Journal, Torts Law Review and Public Law Review. Use the interactive activity below for an introduction to searching Westlaw AU for journal articles.