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Researching Secondary Law Sources

Television news

TV News
TVNews provides access to Australian television news services (commercial, ABC and SBS) as well as selected current affairs and documentary shows. Licencing and Resource Information.


Most relevant newspaper databases 

Legal issues and high profile cases are often discussed in newspapers, before they appear in a law related database.

The two best databases for searching newspapers are:

This database provides access to over 100 international and Australian full text newspapers. Less comprehensive than Factiva, but easier to search. Licensing and Resource Information

Full text access to more than 8,000 Australian and international newspapers, news sources and newspaper pictures/photos. Licensing and Resource Information

Press Reader
Press Reader provides access to the current 3 months of newspaper material for selected Australian publications. Material is available online, and arranged as the print edition appears. Licencing and Resource Information.

Our subscription to Fairfax Media Newspapers covers access to The Age, Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald. Licencing and Resource Information.

News Limited
Our subscription to News Limited Newspapers covers access to Geelong Advertiser ; The Australian, Herald Sun ; Daily Telegraph ; Courier Mail ; The Mecury and other News Limited titles. Licencing and Resource Information.

Citing news sources

Citation of newspaper articles is covered by AGLC4's rule 7.11.1 for print newspapers, and rule 7.11.2 for electronic newspapers.

Television and radio transcripts are covered by rule 7.14.