Legislation takes two main forms:
Legislation is sourced from Commonwealth, State and Territory governments, and can usually be found online. These versions are the official version. Various publishers reproduce legislation or provide links to the official government version.
Always check the currency of the legislation you are referring to.
Open a Library:
Open the Act and click on the section:
Text of section and commentary on right hand side of screen:
LawNow via Lexis Advance
Australian reproduced legislation with links to government sites. Includes a citator to sections of Acts:
These guides have been designed to assist you with accessing a range of resources within the Deakin University Library, and developing your legal research skills.