Contacts and Resources

Contributed by Emma Bragg, Tetlow Legal and current to March 2022. Based on the contribution of Charles Rowland.


Commonwealth Government

ACT Government

Finding Statutes on the Web

It is easy to find legislation on the web. ACT statutes are available at:

Legislation in other jurisdictions is on State and Territory legislation websites, which are conveniently listed on the CamLaw site, and on Austlii:

Some reference texts are available online for a fee (noted in the list at Books and Statues below).

Books and Statutes

  • C Birtles and R Neal, Hutley's Australian Wills Precedents , 9th edn, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2016.
  • GE Dal Pont and KF Mackie, Law of Succession , 2nd edn, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2017.
  • Halsbury's Laws of Australia, loose-leaf, LexisNexis , Sydney Vol 24.
  • I Raspin, CGT on a Deceased’s Residence: A Tax Minfield , BNR Partners, 2016.
  • I Raspin, Taxation of Deceased Estates for Estate Practitioners , BNR Partners, 2016.
  • J de Groot and B Nickel, Family Provision in Australia , 5th edn, LexisNexis Butterworths 2016.
  • K Mackie, Principles of Australian Succession Law , 3rd edn, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2017.
  • K Mason and LG Handler, Wills, Probate and Administration Service (NSW) , loose-leaf, LexisNexis /Butterworths, Sydney (available online).
  • M Perkins and R Monaghan, Estate Planning: A Practical Guide for Estate and Financial Service Professionals , 4th edn, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2015.
  • R Williams and S McCullogh , Statutory Will Applications: A Practical Guide , LexisNexis Butterworths, 2013.
  • RS Geddes, CJ Rowland and Paul Studdert, Wills, Probate and Administration Law in New South Wales , LBC Information Services, Sydney 1996.
All legislation referred to in this Chapter is ACT legislation unless otherwise indicated.

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