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

Checkpoint Research Tip - How to Setup Alert News

Checkpoint Research Tip – How to Setup Alert News

Alert News are sent as they happen.  This tip explains how to create Alert News alerts in Checkpoint.  This feature is only available to Alert 24 subscribers. Step 1: Log onto Checkpoint using your OnePass access. Step 2: Click on the Alerts Tab located on the top orange tool bar.       Step 3: From the Alert Centre menu ...more

Improve Your Case Law Research: Search the FirstPoint Classification Key

Improve Your Case Law Research: Search the FirstPoint Classification Key

Did you know that you can now search the FirstPoint/Australian Digest classification key on Westlaw AU? Recent enhancements to Westlaw AU now allow subscribers to search a product’s Table of Contents for words and phrases using a new feature called “TOC Search”. This powerful new feature is available for all products on Westlaw AU by ...more

Meet our editors: Introducing Ruth Moraes from The Laws of Australia team

Meet our editors: Introducing Ruth Moraes 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 Ruth Moraes 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 Enhancement - Cited & Related Documents

Westlaw AU Enhancement – Cited & Related Documents

The Cited & Related Document Tabs have been enhanced to ensure that large lists of related content can be displayed. Records with less than 200 relationships are not impacted by this change and will continue to display as they do currently. Records with 200+ cited and related references will now load with pagination to allow ...more

Westlaw AU Enhancement - Login Page

Westlaw AU Enhancement – Login Page

The Login page has had additional support and news content added to it. This content will change over time helping customers keep up to date with changes to the Westlaw AU platform and industry trends. Below the login box we have added a Product Support box with links to common support documentation and resources. To ...more