Notes for Contributors

The Australian Law Librarian welcomes the contribution of articles and notes.

Please email submissions, suggestions and queries regarding a topic or article to the editors.

Guidelines for submission of articles

  • Article title, author's name, affiliation and email address or link to social media profile (optional) at the top of the page
  • Author photo (in colour) is optional but encouraged
  • Citations and footnoting as prescribed in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (4th edition, 2018). The full text AGLC4 is available on open access.
  • All pictures and screen images suitable for colour publication
  • Copyright approval sought to reproduce images
  • Document formatted in Word
  • Length:
    • Articles: 1000-2000 words
    • Conference Reports: 2000-2500 words

Length variations to be discussed with the Editors.

The Editors would appreciate notice of pending contributions to assist in planning future issues. Acceptance and publication of contributions is at the discretion of the Editors in accordance with the Editorial Policy.

Submission Dates 2019



Volume 27 (1)

15 March 2019

Volume 27 (2)

15 May 2019

Volume 27 (3)

15 August 2019

Volume 27(4)

15 November 2019


The ALL Journal Editors are Fiona MacDowall and Robin Gardner: