Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of the Judicial College of Victoria. Protecting your privacy and your personal information is an important aspect of the way we create, organise and implement our activities on-line and off-line.

Our privacy policy supports and endorses the State and national privacy regimes.

We will only collect personal information from you with your prior knowledge and consent. You can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing personal information

We will only use personal information provided by you for the purposes for which it was collected. We ensure that your personal information will not be disclosed to other State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.

We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control from: unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. We will remove personal information from our system where it is no longer required (except where archiving is required).

Commenting on pages

Website users can submit comments about pages on the College website using the form provided at the end of each page. Comments are vetted by the College before they are published and should be limited to the topic of the web page.

Discourse and debate are encouraged but all comments should be polite and civil. This is a public space so please behave and write accordingly. No swearing at all, no insulting individuals or groups, no libel, no slander, no lying, no fabricating, no ethnic slurs, no religious bigotry, no threats of any kind, no vulgar humour and no insulting comparisons. The College reserves the right to remove posts it deems break any of the rules or the spirit of the rules and reserves the right to block individuals from commenting.

Very important: if you see a comment that you feel is inappropriate, let us know by clicking on the 'contact us' button.


Cookies are data that is sent by a website and stored in a user's computer. The cookie is recognised by the website each time the user visits the website. A cookie can contain data such as the parts of a website a user has visited or the duration of the user's visit to the website. Generally, the Judicial College of Victoria's website does not use cookies. If any part of the Judicial College of Victoria's website uses cookies users will be advised. However, it is recommended that users set their browser to identify the presence of cookies and to give them the option of accepting or rejecting them.

Please note:

This privacy policy does not extend beyond this website. When linking to other sites from this website, we recommend that you read the privacy statement of that site to familiarise yourself with its privacy principles.

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JOIN Login

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.