Research & Other Useful Links

Frequently Used NSW Legislation and Regulations

Bail Act 2013 (NSW)
Children (Criminal Proceedings) Act 1987 (NSW)
Crimes Act 1900 (NSW)
Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 (NSW)
Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001 (NSW)
Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 (NSW)
Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (NSW)
Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 (NSW)
Criminal Procedure Act 1986 (NSW)
Criminal Procedure Regulation 2010 (NSW)
Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW)
Drug Court Act 1998 (NSW)
Evidence Act 1995 (NSW)
Evidence Regulation 2010 (NSW)
Evidence (Audio and Visual Links) Act 1998 (NSW)
Firearms Act 1996 (NSW)
Jury Act 1977 (NSW)
Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 (NSW)
Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Regulation 2005 (NSW)
Mental Health Act 2007 (NSW)

Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 (NSW)

Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW)
Road Rules 2008 (NSW)
Summary Offences Act 1988 (NSW)
Young Offenders Act 1997 (NSW)

All NSW Legislation and Regulations

NSW Consolidated Acts (Current)
NSW Consolidated Acts (Point in Time)
NSW Consolidated Regulations (Current)

NSW Caselaw

Caselaw NSW Advanced Search

Frequently Used Commonwealth Legislation

Crimes Act 1914 (Cth)
Commonwealth Criminal Code

All Commonwealth Legislation and Regulations

Commonwealth Consolidated Acts
Commonwealth Consolidated Regulations

Commonwealth Caselaw

All High Court of Australia
High Court of Australia Case Name Search

Recent Caselaw

Recent High Court of Australia (Austlii)
Recent NSW Court of Criminal Appeal (Austlii)

Bench Books

Criminal Trials Bench Book
Local Court Bench Book
Sentencing Bench Book
Sexual Assault Handbook


Hansard – NSW Parliament
Hansard – Commonwealth Parliament

Other Research Links

Bar Rules (NSW)
Criminal Law Survival Kit
DPP(NSW) Guidelines
DPP (Cth) Prosecution Policy
Public Defenders – frontpage

Other Useful Links

Court Forms

Local Court Forms (Criminal)
District Court Forms (Criminal)
Supreme Court Forms (Crime and Bail)
UCPR Forms

Court Websites

Children’s Court website
Local Court website
Coroner’s Court website
District Court website
Supreme Court website
High Court of Australia website

Find A NSW Legal Practitioner

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Judicial Officer Contact Details

Judicial Officer Contact Details – District Court NSW
Judicial Officer Contact Details – Supreme Court NSW

Practice Notes

See our Practice Notes page.