Great dissenters agree on value of Australian legal encyclopaedia

Great dissenters agree on value of Australian legal encyclopaedia

Two former High Court judges joined recent celebrations marking the 21st anniversary of publication of The Laws of Australia, Australia’s own legal encylopaedia. While on the bench, Justice Michael Kirby and Justice Dyson Heydon sat at opposite ends of the spectrum concerning judicial activism. They each independently earned the title of “great dissenter” to reflect ...more

Meet our editors: Introducing Penny Vlahogiannis from The Laws of Australia team

Meet our editors: Introducing Penny Vlahogiannis from The Laws of Australia team

The Laws of Australia, Thomson Reuters’ legal encyclopaedia, is edited by a team of legally trained editors here in our Pyrmont, Sydney office. Today we talk to Legal Editor Penny Vlahogiannis about her legal studies, work background, and experiences working on The Laws of Australia. How long have you worked at The Laws of Australia? ...more

Westlaw AU - New Look Online Help

Westlaw AU – New Look Online Help

We are pleased to advise the Westlaw AU online help has a fresh new look and feel. The site now features: A fresh new look and feel which is mobile responsive. The Westlaw AU left hand menu provides quick access to content replacing the tabs. We have added a search option to enable you to ...more

FirstPoint Record Guide

FirstPoint Record Guide

  New Material added to the Help/Training & Support Pages for Westlaw AU! The FirstPoint Record Guide is a great addition to the existing Cases help material. This guide gives a simple breakdown of the FirstPoint record, including visual references to the main sections of the FirstPoint record and how they can help you in your research. ...more

Introducing Your Local "Laws of Australia" Team

Introducing Your Local “Laws of Australia” Team

Since its first publication in 1993, The Laws of Australia (TLA) legal encyclopaedia has become the staple reference tool of legal practitioners, academics and students. Teams of editors have contributed over the years to make TLA the well-respected publication it is today. As this year marks TLA’s 21st Birthday, we thought you might like to ...more

Checkpoint Webinar Training

Checkpoint Webinar Training

To support the release of Checkpoint, our new tax and accounting platform we have scheduled live webinar training sessions.  These sessions cover the essential research and navigation skills required to get you started ensuring you gain the most from your subscriptions. Why not join us for an interactive online training session today!  Choose from the below session times and click ...more

Westlaw AU Webinar Training - Available Now

Westlaw AU Webinar Training – Available Now

 Join us for an interactive online training session covering the essential research and navigation skills to get you started on Westlaw AU. Choose from the below session times and click to register. We will contact you with confirmation of your online training session. For information on Webex Basics or How to Join a Webex click the ...more

Optimise the Online Insider - Alerting

Optimise the Online Insider – Alerting

If you want article alerts same day or if you want to narrow the focus of your alerting you can do so with the Online Insider. As a subscriber you will receive a monthly update of everything happening on the Online Insider via email. You may be receiving these emails already. If not click here to find out how ...more

Optimize Your Online Insider Experience - Categories, Tags & Saved Searches

Optimize Your Online Insider Experience – Categories, Tags & Saved Searches

Categories & Tags help you narrow information on the Online Insider down to just what you are looking for. The sites search box allows you to go directly to the articles that contain your search term, but if you prefer to browse through everything available in a certain subject area you can do this by using the ...more

[UPDATE] ISSUE : NEWSROOM – Missing Content

Content for AU publications is now loading, but there is a significant backlog from the issues experienced yesterday [OCT 30]. The Newsroom team expects articles from OCT 31 should be available later today. For clips in Westlaw Watch / Westlaw AU, all new content will be picked up at the next alert run subsequent to ...more

ISSUE : NEWSROOM – Late Loading Content

UPDATE [3:15pm AEDT]: This issue is impacting a wider list of Australian News Publications than advised below. The Newsroom team continue to work at addressing the delay and we expect all publications to be up to date by the end of the day. UPDATE [10:50 AEDT]: The Newsroom team continue to work at addressing the delay. ...more

Checkpoint Tax and Accounting News headline feed

Checkpoint features a new Checkpoint Tax and Accounting News headline feed in the 14.10 release. This is planned to be available from the 30th October. A new “News headline” widget has been added to the Homepage. The News Headline provides a feed to selected Thomson Reuters tax and accounting news articles to help you keep up ...more

Contents on this page links

Contents on this page links

Checkpoint features a “Contents on the page” table of contents for documents in the 14.10 release. This is planned to be available from the 30th October. You will be able to jump to sections of long documents through the ‘Contents of this page’ table of contents. This is generated for long documents and not available ...more

Related Documents Improvements

Related Documents Improvements

Checkpoint features improvements to Related Documents title and links in the 14.10 release. This is planned to be available from the 30th October. When viewing a document in Checkpoint, the Related Documents menu option in the LHS provides a list of titles and links to related documents, where applicable. This update provides improvements to the ...more