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Only with vLex’s legal research platform can you navigate extensive collections of Australian law alongside case law from many other jurisdictions. This collection includes coverage from the federal and appellate courts of the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Tasmania, and Victoria. With new content added daily, vLex offers an unparalleled collection of law for Australian research, including:

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