Archive for June, 2009

For Legal Studies students


A new blog has been developed to assist students and teachers of Legal Studies. The Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) team at the State Library of NSW now have a blog focussing just on HSC Legal Studies topics. Its at   This will be a great resource if you are studying HSC Legal Studies and need help in identifying some recent legal issues.  Recent blogged items include “Tasers and their use in NSW”, and “Bike gangs in Australia – the status of laws”.

Louise McMorland, Youth Librarian, Manly (from information sent out by the State Library of NSW)

Are you a songwriter?

The Australian Music Foundation runs a song competition each year and entries are currently open.  Head to their website for the on-line secondary entry form.

There are some fabulous prizes in the form of musical equipment or tuition and the 1st prize winner can have 2 songs professionally recorded.

Louise, Youth Librarian, Manly Library