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COVID 19 Research Resources

COVID-19 has had many impacts across our community and within legal practice. The resources below provide access to COVID-19 and coronavirus related content.

Services available to all members of the community

  • COVID-19 AND THE LAW OF AUSTRALIA, written by Emrys Nekvapil, Maya Narayan and Stephanie Brenker, is an online textbook, providing guidance on the laws made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This text is intended to provide readers with succinct, timely and accurate information about the interaction of COVID-19 and the law of Australia. The book is accessible online at


Judgments on COVID-19 available at the Law Library of Victoria

During COVID-19 restrictions, the Law Library of Victoria is a fully digital service. You can search for COVID-19 judgments via the Law Library of Victoria catalogue and Law Library of Victoria website.

Coronavirus Jurisprudence

The Judicial College of Victoria has created a resource which tracks the developing impact of the pandemic on the common law and the application of general principles. View online at Also on this website is a link to Coronavirus cases, which provides further information about cases impacted by COVID-19.

Coronavirus and the Courts

The coronavirus pandemic is having a substantial impact on courts all around Australia. The Judicial College of Victoria has created a resource to help courts, and court users, understand the different practices that have been put in place across the jurisdictions. View online at