New Customer Training Specialist - VIC/TAS

New Customer Training Specialist – VIC/TAS

I am pleased to advise Mary Dossis has rejoined the Training Specialist Team based in our Melbourne office.  Mary has over 20 years experience working in legal publishing and the education sector as a Teacher, Training Specialist and Account Manager.  Mary will be looking after the training needs of our Victorian and Tasmania customers.   ...more

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

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

Westlaw AU – Alert24 Linking Issue

Please be aware some Alert24 emails went out this morning with links to News Articles and Case Law content that has not yet loaded. As a result some links will resolve in an error. We are working to load the content and apologise for the inconvenience caused. We will have the issue resolved soon.

Checkpoint Research Tip - Creating a Contact Group

Checkpoint Research Tip – Creating a Contact Group

Checkpoint enables you to view a list of contacts within your organisations’ Checkpoint subscription for the purpose of sharing documents and organisational alerts.  You can create contact groups to save you time when sharing folders and creating organisational alerts. Step 1: Log onto Checkpoint using your OnePass access. Step 2: Open My Contacts by clicking on the ...more

Westlaw AU Issue - FirstPoint Classification Links Returning No Results

Westlaw AU Issue – FirstPoint Classification Links Returning No Results

We are investigating an issue with the FirstPoint Classification Links. Some users may receive the following error when clicking on classification links from search results or documents. “No documents satisfy your query. Please check your spelling and search scope.” We are investigating this and will advise as soon as we have a fix scheduled. Workaround: We recommend ...more

Westlaw AU Tip - How to Create an Inline Note

Westlaw AU Tip – How to Create an Inline Note

Westlaw AU enables you to annotate a document to maximise productivity and personalise your research. You can choose to add Inline or Document Notes as well as Highlight text within a document.  By adding an Inline Note associated with selected text in a document you can reduce the need to print and mark up documents. ...more

Westlaw AU – Case Law Updating Issue

Please be aware we are currently experiencing delays with the updating of our Case Law content. We are working on this and will have the problem resolved shortly. If you require any case that is not available on Westlaw AU, please contact us on 1800 020 548 or via email LTA.TechCare@thomsonreuters.com for assistance.