List of Authorised Reports

In Australia, each of the superior courts has its own set of authorised reports. For the Australian superior courts, the authorised reports are currently:


  • Commonwealth Law Reports  (High Court of Australia)
  • Australian Capital Territory Law Reports (Supreme Court of the ACT)
  • Federal Court Reports (Federal Court of Australia)
  • New South Wales Law Reports (Supreme Court of NSW)
  • Northern Territory Law Reports (Supreme Court of NT)
  • Queensland Reports (Supreme Court of Queensland)
  • South Australian State Reports (Supreme Court of SA)
  • Tasmanian Reports (Supreme Court of Tasmania)
  • Victorian Reports (Supreme Court of Victoria)
  • Western Australian Reports (Supreme Court of WA).


In England and Wales, since 1866, the authorised reports have been The Law Reports, which currently include separate volumes of reports for:


  • Appeal Cases
  • Chancery Division
  • Queen’s Bench Division
  • Family Division


In New Zealand, the authorised reports are the New Zealand Law Reports.