Australian Law Journal Reports headnotes: brought to you by our local FirstPoint Team

Australian Law Journal Reports headnotes: brought to you by our local FirstPoint Team

Did you know that our local FirstPoint team also writes the headnotes for the Australian Law Journal Reports? (by John Carroll and Colleen Tognetti*) As well as providing timely and accurate digest notes for all significant decisions of the High Court of Australia, the Thomson Reuters FirstPoint Cases Team is responsible for reporting those decisions ...more

Meet our editors: Introducing Shannon Kelly from The Laws of Australia team

Meet our editors: Introducing Shannon Kelly 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 one of our newest team members about his legal studies, work background, and experiences working on TLA. How long have you worked at TLA? Shannon: Only a few months. ...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

Plumbing Code of Australia available in National Building, Qld Building & Building NSW services

New feature! The Plumbing Code of Australia has been added to the service, current to 2014. It has been added to provide our customers with a complete collection of the National Construction Code Series and allows the customers to access all the information needed in just two Volumes. The Plumbing Code is set out as ...more

Westlaw AU Tip - How to find cases that consider a piece of legislation

Westlaw AU Tip – How to find cases that consider a piece of legislation

This tip shows how to search  for references to legislation in cases on Westlaw AU. Step 1: Log into Westlaw AU. Step 2: Click Cases from the list of Search Templates to display the Cases Advanced Search. Step 3: Type in the Act or Regulation name into the Legislation Cited (Title) box e.g. Evidence Act ...more

ProView Research Tip - How to Add an Annotation

ProView Research Tip – How to Add an Annotation

This tip shows how to add an annotation to an eBook or eSub when using ProView. Step 1: Click or Tap to open the eSub or Ebook from the Library page. Step 2: Browse or search for content then highlight the required text.  When using the Browser or Desktop version, click and drag the mouse ...more

ProView Research Tip - What is the Provision Finder?

ProView Research Tip – What is the Provision Finder?

The Provision Finder menu option is available in publications which contain a significant number of different pieces of legislation.  The Provision Finder provides a quick method for locating an Act or Regulation contained within a product. Products which include the Provision Finder menu option include: Australian Bankruptcy Law and Practice Australian Sentencing Commercial Arbitration Criminal ...more

Moral Depravity in Equity – Updated Commentary in TLA

Moral depravity – or at least morally depraved conduct – will be a decisive factor in determining the outcome of a claim for relief in a court of equity. Not the moral depravity of the defendant, mind you, but that of the person seeking the remedy. This is pursuant to the long-established principle that a ...more