This data category requires all national laws and statutes available to be available online, although it is not a requirement that information on legislative behaviour e.g. voting records is available. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Content of the law / status
  • If applicable, all relevant amendments to the law
  • Date of last amendments
  • Data should be updated at least on quarterly

Data Location


Legislation is not openly licensed. According to, legislation is licenced under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike licence Australia v3.0 (which is not open).

Data is not machine-readable as data is either PDF or (poorly structured HTML) and is not bulk as you can only access one item at a time.

Reviewer comments

The submission seems to be correct.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   HTML, PDF, Word
Reviewer   Kamil Gregor
Submitters   Stephen Gates
Last modified   Fri Sep 18 2015 20:28:12 GMT+0000 (UTC)