Supreme Court of Victoria
The Supreme Court of Victoria is the superior Court in the State. The Court is divided into two divisions - the Court of Appeal and the Trial Division.
This site contains valuable information about the Supreme Court, its history and current practice. The information is for research and public information purposes. Documents such as decisions, practice notes, and Court Lists are not official versions and should not be relied upon as such..
Address: 210 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia.
Telephone: +61 3 9603 6111
The Chief Justice's address to new Victorian silks on the occassion of the announcement of the appointment of Senior Counsel of and for the State of Victoria
The webcasts of the appointment of Senior Counsel for 2013 can be viewed from this link.
The Open Courts Act 2013 commenced on 1 December 2013 and applies to all current proceedings. The Act makes significant changes to procedures governing applications for suppression orders in both civil and criminal proceedings.
Attorney-General, Robert Clark, today introduced in the Parliament a Bill to establish a new body- Court Services Victoria.
Remarks of the Hon Marilyn Warren, Chief Justice, on the occasion of the 2013 Redmond Barry Lecture, State Library of Victoria, on 21 October 2013
These are the remarks by the Chief Justice on the 2012-2013 annual report for the Supreme Court of Victoria.
The Supreme Court's Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on 26 November 2013. In another busy year the Court reported strong performances across the Divisions and continued to demonstrate excellent performance against a number of important national benchmarks.
The Chief Justice appoints 15 Senior Counsel for Victoria, 2013
Earlier this year more than 1,900 jurors and prospective jurors from across Victoria took up the invitation to complete the first state-wide Juror Satisfaction Survey. The survey sought feedback from those attending for jury service to help inform improvements in service and jury management systems. The results have been published by the Juries Commissioner's Office.
The speech 'Some advice for Women Lawyers : a summary of Chief Justice Warren's speech delivered at the joint Herbert Smith Freehills/Women Barristers Association Networking Event held on 19 November 2013