Celebrating excellence in judicial administration.

The College's Matthew Weatherson was recently presented with the 2023 Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration (AIJA) Award for Excellence in Judicial Administration. 

Introducing our new bench book display.

We have launched a standardised design across our entire collection of bench books.

First Nations/
Ablaze: Film screening with Director Tiriki Onus.

Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung artist, opera singer, and academic Tiriki Onus traces the discovery of a 70-year-old film made by his grandfather, Aboriginal leader and filmmaker Bill Onus.

The Judicial College 2024 Education Prospectus is online.

We’re excited to announce the launch of our calendar of events for 2024, designed to meet the needs of all Victorian judicial officers.

Conduct and ethics resource collection.

Judicial ethics and applicable standards of conduct reflect core values of impartiality, independence and integrity. Conduct that is consistent with those values maintains public confidence in the courts and VCAT and fosters community respect. To support this, the College has introduced a Conduct and ethics resource collection. 

Law/
Sentencing Manual Case Summaries updated.

This resource has been updated to include April–August 2022 County Court sentencing decisions. It comprises approximately 500 recently published sentencing decisions, describing the principal facts of the decisions and identifying the final sentencing outcome for each case.

Criminal Charge Book

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Victorian Sentencing Manual

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Sentencing Manual Case Summaries

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Criminal Proceedings Manual

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Uniform Evidence Manual

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Latest news.

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Announcements/
Celebrating excellence in judicial administration.

PUBLISHED DATE: 5 Mar 2024

Chief Judge Peter Kidd

Resources/
Sovereign citizens, querulant litigants and high-conflict behaviours.

PUBLISHED DATE: 5 Mar 2024

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Resources/
WA Chief Justice Peter Quinlan examines legal decision making.

PUBLISHED DATE: 28 Feb 2024

Ernest Schmatt AM PSM

Announcements/
Passing of Ernie Schmatt AM PSM.

PUBLISHED DATE: 26 Feb 2024

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