Politics and International Relations: Australian Politics

A few potentially relevant journals

Browse or search within some of the following. Find more journals here or in the  Aboriginal Cultures and Australian Society Subject Guide.

Find political commentary

Access political commentary from a variety of sources. Remember to always evaluate content you find for bias. 

See the News Media resource guide for more sources.

A few scholarly books

Examples of books available in the collection

National collections

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Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library, UniSA

Hawke building [Image source: UniSA Image Library, MDU]'The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library comprises a major collection of archival records, books and memorabilia related to the Hawke era' -- 'About us'

Australian legislation

Find Australian and South Australian Legislation by searching:


Parliament House, Canberra - House of Representatives [Ben Bishop, 'Parliament House', CC Licence: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en), Image Source: flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/leorex/101117344)]These offical websites provide a wealth of
resources including Hansard (transcripts of
proceedings), a parliamentary 'who's who',
history and procedures of the two houses,
reports, and legislation currently before parliament.

Australian Government resources

Government departments and agencies are an excellent source of information resources such as annual reports, budget papers, speeches, policy documents, legislation and statistical data. Here are a few to get you started:

Public Policy in Australia

Discover the latest here: