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Judicial appointments.

15 December 2021
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The College welcomes and congratulates Caroline Boult, Timothy Greenway, Samantha Poulter and Robert Stary who have been appointed to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.

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Modern slavery: Guidance for Australian courts.
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Modern slavery: Guidance for Australian courts.

15 December 2021
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We're pleased to publish Modern Slavery: Guidance for Australian courts. The resource focuses on how modern slavery issues are likely to arise in Australian courts and provides information to assist judicial officers in hearing such cases.

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New Geelong Koori Court.

14 December 2021
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The County Court has launched a new Koori Court in Geelong. The new County Koori Court in Geelong is the sixth County Koori Court in Victoria and will begin hearing matters from January 2022.

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Scholarship for the Legal Community
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Scholarship for the Legal Community updated.

6 December 2021
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We're pleased to announce the latest update in Scholarship for the Legal Community: a selection of curated summaries of recently published academic writing from local and international journals.

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Spent convictions.

1 December 2021
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The Spent Convictions Act 2021 has commenced. It will allow Victorians with historical convictions who have demonstrated rehabilitation to be able to move on with their lives.

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Pocket Evidence Law updated.

30 November 2021
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Supreme Court Justice Chris Beale has recently updated his Pocket Evidence Law resource to incorporate the recent decision of DPP v Myles (a pseudonym) [2021] VSCA 324.

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Justice McCallum appointed as ACT Chief Justice.
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Justice Lucy McCallum appointed as ACT Chief Justice.

24 November 2021
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The College congratulates Justice Lucy McCallum on her appointment as the next Chief Justice of the ACT Supreme Court.

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Shadowboxing: Tony Birch on growing up in Melbourne.

24 November 2021
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Distinguished Australian author Dr Tony Birch reflects on his experiences growing up Aboriginal in Melbourne in an insightful conversation with Magistrate Abigail Burchill. The full conversation is now available.

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New video about the County Koori Court.

24 November 2021
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The County Court has launched a video that explains the role of Elders and Respected Persons at the County Koori Court.

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Supreme Court
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Courts Annual Reports.

23 November 2021
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The Victorian courts and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal have released their Annual Reports for 2020/21.

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2020/21 Annual Report
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2020/21 Annual Report – Once round the sun…out we come.

16 November 2021
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We are pleased to release our 2020/21 Annual Report, marking a year of challenge and transformation at the College. 

 

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Announcement of Senior Counsel for Victoria 2021.

10 November 2021
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Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria Anne Ferguson today announced the appointment of 16 new Senior Counsel.