LIBRARY SERVICES

The Law Library provides Practitioners with a comprehensive print collection and enables access to a suite of subscribed resources from computers located in The Law Library. Links to free online legal resources are also available on our website.

Librarians are available to assist with reference and research enquiries in person, by phone: 08 9264 1498 or by email: llwa@justice.wa.gov.au.

The Law Library Reference Desk is staffed from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Visiting the Library

To locate items in The Law Library use the catalogue search bar above.

Items may only be borrowed for use in Court within the David Malcolm Justice Centre.

Printing and photocopying facilities are available in the library (charges apply).

Librarians are also available to provide training in the use of online resources and tours of library facilities either for individuals or for small groups.

Please note that members of the legal profession who wish to regularly visit the library may apply for a Law Library Access Card.

Library Fees

Library fees are prescribed by the Legal Profession (Law Library Fees) Rules 2017 and are set out in Part 2.

A pre-paid account is required to be set up in order to pay fees.

 

Schedule of fees

Pre-Paid Account:

Initial application and card: $10.00

Photocopying within The Law Library:

30 cents per page

Printing within The Law Library:

55 cents per page

 

Document Delivery:

Document sent by email: $22.00 per case/article

 

Interlibrary loans: *

Core - 4 business days: $16.50

Rush – 24 hours: $33.00

Express – 2 hours: $49.50

 

*The provision of a copy of a document from outside The Law Library’s collection obtained by email through the Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing Network. Interlibrary loans are charged according to the National Library of Australia document supply service charges, as of November 2013 (reviewed with no changes in 2015).

As gazetted in the Legal Profession (Law Library Fees) Rules 2017 on the 13 January 2017. Government Gazette: GG no. 11 of 2017, p 364.