Start with the case citation. For example, Giannarelli v Wraith (1991) 171 CLR 592
Look up the meaning of the abbreviation within the citation if not already known. Use any of the following
Example of abbreviation in CaseBase
Search the QUT Library via Browse Journal option and use the title of the report series (or court, commission or tribunal) to find the law report title or court name (for unreported judgments).
The two step method above may not work for finding unreported caselaw. Recent unreported caselaw is available on court and tribunal websites. For lists of Queensland courts and tribunals, courts in other Australian states and territories, and courts in other countries go to the Queensland Courts website and look for the links to court and tribunal websites.
The QUT Law School requires students to follow the rules for case citation set out in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation ('AGLC'). Written Assessment in the Law School ('WALS') is a legal referencing style guide compiled by the Law School as a starting point for students to use when writing assessment. If you are unable to find the information that you are seeking in WALS, then you should refer to the AGLC.
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