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Encyclopedias & Reference

EncycloAustralian Bureau of Statistics

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is Australia's official statistical organisation. Access census and statistical information for free online.

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Australian Electoral Commission

Official site of the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), providing information about democracy, electorates and voting. Includes maps and the teaching guide: Democracy Rules - an electoral education resource.

Federal Register of Legislation

The Federal Register of Legislation (the Legislation Register) is the authorised whole-of-government website for Commonwealth legislation and related documents. It contains the full text and details of the lifecycle of individual laws and the relationships between them.

The Queensland Law Handbook

The Queensland Law Handbook is a comprehensive and user-friendly legal resource. Written by more than 50 Queensland legal experts, it offers plain advice about rights and responsibilities and where to go for further assistance. 

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State Library of Queensland Databases 

State Library of Queensland offers access to free eResources in its catalogue including: journal articles, newspapers, company and industry data, music scores, sound recordings, eBooks, eJournals, encyclopedias and directories.

You need to create a State Library of Queensland Membership to use these resources. 


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