Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

News

Image
Tile Image
Starts 2

Key Bail cases updated

3 April 2020
Homepage teaser text

We have updated our list of Key Bail Act Cases to include several cases from the Victorian Supreme Court on COVID-19, including Re Broes [2020] VSC 128, Re Lado [2020] VSC 132, Re McCann [2020] VSC 138 and Re Tong [2020] VSC 141.

Tile Image
Bendigo Court

Coronavirus and the Courts

3 April 2020
Homepage teaser text

The coronavirus pandemic is having a substantial impact on courts all around Australia. We have created this page to help courts, and court users, understand the different practices that have been put in place across the jurisdiction.

Tile Image
Law Institute Journal, April 2020, edited

Giving voice to the ‘will and preferences’ of people with a disability

1 April 2020
Homepage teaser text

Our new article on guardianship and administration in this month’s Law Institute of Victoria's journal is out now.

Tile Image
Victorian Sentencing Manual

Victorian Sentencing Manual back online

24 March 2020
Homepage teaser text

The Victorian Sentencing Manual now back online and accessible through our website as usual.

Tile Image
Man Stars

Our office is closed, but work continues

23 March 2020
Homepage teaser text

Following the recent developments in Victoria’s COVID-19 response, we have decided to close our office until further notice. 

Tile Image
Ground Rules Hearings

Keeping you updated

18 March 2020
Homepage teaser text

The Judicial College has postponed all face to face education until the end of May. As always, our publications will be available 24/7 and will continue to be updated. 

 

Tile Image
Victorian Sentencing Manual

Sentencing Manual improvements continue

17 March 2020
Homepage teaser text

The most recent updates include the first four offence-specific chapters of the Victorian Sentencing Manual. We also remain responsive to your feedback and have increased the Manual’s print options.

Tile Image
Supreme Court of South Australia

Enhancing criminal justice

11 March 2020
Homepage teaser text

We are pleased to announce South Australia’s Criminal Trials Bench Book has been released, the result of a partnership between the College and the Supreme Court of South Australia.

Tile Image
New Judicial Appointments

Welcome to four new judicial officers

3 March 2020
Homepage teaser text

The College welcomes and congratulates Amina Bhai, Victoria Campbell, Andrew Halse and Helen Murphy on their appointments to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.

Tile Image
""

Collaborating against family violence

2 March 2020
Homepage teaser text

Our latest article in the Law Institute of Victoria’s journal discusses the College’s innovative multidisciplinary approach to family violence education. 

Tile Image
Victorian Sentencing Manual

Improving the Sentencing Manual

26 February 2020
Homepage teaser text

Since we launched the new Sentencing Manual in December 2019, we have learned a lot about how you use it, and how we can improve your experience.

Tile Image
New County Court judge appointed

New County Court judge appointed

25 February 2020
Homepage teaser text

The College welcomes and congratulates Fran Dalziel on her appointment to the County Court of Victoria.