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Government Documents - Australia: Government Gazettes

Introduction to Government Gazettes

Gazettes advise the public of the decisions made by parliament and the various government departments and instrumentalities. They contain information on public service appointments and promotions, public holidays, dates when new legislation will come into effect, bankruptcy notices, tender notices, details of re-organisation of government departments, etc. Volumes of the Australian and New South Wales government gazettes are located in the Law Library Compactus. 

The Capital monitor database includes items from the Commonwealth and State Government gazettes.

Commonwealth Gazettes Online

Commonwealth Government Gazette Online

The Commonwealth Government Notices Gazette (Gazette), including Special and Periodic Gazettes, has been published by the Office of Parliamentary Counsel since 1 October 2012. Between 1 July 2002 and 1 October 2012, the Gazette was published by the Attorney-General's Department.

Guides to Finding Government Gazettes

Use TROVE to search Government Gazettes

The National Library of Australia has a digitised many Australian publications and made them available through the TROVE website.

University of Sydney Library Holdings in Print

Australian Federal Government

New South Wales Government

Australia Capital Territory