Real-life legal dramas will soon be available for download after Australia's most powerful court announced plans to post recordings of cases online.

In an Australian first, Canberra's High Court aims to make the judicial process more publicly accessible by sharing audio and visual recordings of cases from October.

Matters heard in closed court for legal reasons will not be published on its website.

As the process is established, recordings will be made available within days of each hearing, allowing for the vetting of information subject to non-publication orders.

"This delay is likely to be reduced as court experience grows," a court statement read.

Footage will be available by visiting the court's national website at www.hcourt.gov.au.

 

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