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Known issues

Thank you for your patience as we work to resolve bugs and issues on the new Register. To see if your issue has already been reported, please view the list of known issues.

Other sources of Australian Law

The Federal Register of Legislation contains a large amount of current and historical legislation - but it does not cover ALL sources of Australian law.

Other sources of Federal Government law and information are available from the following:

To browse other sources of Australian law, choose the jurisdiction and type of information that you require from the links below.

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia

Many jurisdictions are working together to harmonise their legislation, and harmonised or 'model' laws have been developed and enacted on more than 80 issues. A list of the issues and associated Acts is available from the Australasian Parliamentary Counsel's Committee website.

Understanding legislation