If you want to know about an area of law that is new to you, begin with secondary sources. Secondary sources are easier to find and will explain the law, give context to the law, and will help you find relevant primary sources of the law.
See the list below of the different types of secondary sources and how they would help you find out about a new area:
All these resources are that secondary resources are a great way to get critical analysis of the law and it will guide you the original sources of the law, remember to always include where possible the 'raw law' or primary sources of law such as cases and legislation. After you know a little about your topic area, keep on going next you will need to find the primary sources of law.
Halsbury’s Laws of Australia provides statements of principle on the law of
Australia t It is a legal encyclopaedia that provides succinct commentary on the current state of the law, supported by primary authority contained in detailed footnotes.
A complete encyclopaedia of legal principles, The Laws of Australia covers topics in every Australian jurisdiction. With an easy-to-read style, it will quickly introduce you to unfamiliar areas of law.