[LINK] Australian standards blocked from open access

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Jul 10 10:34:26 AEST 2009

Markus Buchhorn wrote:
> Slightly off-topic for this thread but:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Marghanita da Cruz <marghanita at ramin.com.au>
>  > Yes, I made that connection too.. though "The Law" has only
>  > recently become openly available mainly through the efforts of
>  > <http://www.austlii.edu.au/>
>  >
>  > As far as I can tell, the federal and state attempts are pretty poor
> AustLII certainly blazed the trail, but all of the 
> state/territory/federal responsible areas (parliamentary counsels, 
> offices of legislative drafting, etc) have good websites with Acts and 
> Bills (and Regs and ...) online very quickly; some if not all make it 
> part of the legislative process. ComLaw (the fed one) states up front 
> its role is "to bring low- or no-cost access to the law for the community ".
> Start with the list at
> http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/links/default.asp
> AustLII is still awesome for their access to court materials and other 
> non-legislative information though.

My comments are based on accessing the  NSW Strata Legislation as the Secretary,
Resident and member of a body corporate rather than a lawyer or even a professional
strata manager.

Marghanita da Cruz
Phone: (+61)0414 869202

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