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The Australian Year Book of International Law is Australia’s longest standing and most prestigious dedicated international law publication, having commenced in 1965 and now encompassing 36 volumes.

The Year Book aims to uniquely combine scholarly commentary with contributions from Australian government officials. Each volume contains a mix of scholarly articles, invited lectures, book reviews, notes of decisions by Australian and international courts, recent legislation, and collected Australian international law state practice.

It is a valuable resource for those working in the field of international law, including government officials, international organisation officials, non-government and community organisations, legal practitioners, academics and other researchers, as well as students studying international law, international relations, human rights and international affairs.

It focuses on Australian practice in international law and general international law, across a broad range of sub-fields including human rights, environmental law and legal theory, which are of interest to international lawyers worldwide.

The Year Book receives institutional support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the ANU College of Law, it also receives revenue from subscriptions. The journal's direct marketing activities are appropriate, well targeted and unobtrusive. No advertising is accepted.

The Year Book is published in partnership with the international publisher Brill, beginning with Volume 36. Please see the Brill AYBIL website for full-text access and subscriptions.

Updated:  19 October 2016/Responsible Officer:  Australian Year Book of International Law Director/Page Contact:  AYBIL Web Publisher