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  • We ensure judicial officers are provided with opportunities to enhance their skills, knowledge and abilities
  • We ensure judicial officers are in touch with the community
  • We ensure judicial officers are aware of pressing social issues
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  • Judicial College of Victoria


The Judicial College of Victoria provides education for judges, magistrates and VCAT members. We keep judicial officers abreast of developments in the law and social issues, and help them build and maintain the skills they need to perform their roles with rigour.

Maintaining the community’s confidence in judicial officers is essential to the rule of law. Judicial education and ongoing professional development are powerful agents to support and reinforce cultural change within the justice system.



  • Announcing our Human Rights Charter Case Collection
    Developed in collaboration with the Supreme Court of Victoria, this new publication draws together over 70 published decisions on Charter issues from 2007 to 2014
  • New CEO for the Judicial College of Victoria
    The Chair of the Judicial College of Victoria, Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC, has announced the appointment of Ms Samantha Burchell as the College’s Chief Executive Officer.
  • New Civil Resource
    We are pleased to announce our new Index to the Rulings from the Kilmore East-Kinglake Bushfire Class Action


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The Judicial Officers Information Network (JOIN) is an online resource for judicial officers and their support staff. JOIN ensures judicial officers have access to legislation, judgments, publications including benchbooks and manuals, sentencing statistics and legal reference material.

JOIN is for work use only. All users must agree to the terms and conditions before using it. The Judicial College supplies and manages the username and password.