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Department of Justice - The Law Library

Opening Hours

 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday. Closed on Public Holidays.


Services include:

  • Access to a browsing collection, with loans (other than loose leaf services) for use within the David Malcolm Justice Centre only.
  • Reference desk services
  • Access to subscribed electronic resources available from computers located in the Law Library.
  • Photocopying and printing.
  • Document delivery.


The Law Library in the David Malcolm Justice Centre is located at 28 Barrack Street. The Library is a shared resource for the judiciary, government legal officers and members of the legal profession. It is not open to the public. Visitors are asked to report to Reception on Level 23.

Contact us

Phone: (08) 9264 1498
Fax: (08) 9264 1080

Library catalogue

Online access to the library catalogue is available via the library catalogue webpage.

Charges for Photocopying, Printing, Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loans

Library fees are prescribed by the Legal Profession (Law Library Fees) Rules 2017 and are set out in Part 2.

In order to make a payment, a pre-paid account must first be set up with The Law Library.

Practitioners Legal Electronic Access Service (PLEAS)

PLEAS is a subscription service to databases containing judgments from a number of Western Australian jurisdictions and related material.


Last updated: 16-Jul-2019

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