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
This is a review of the work of the Court of Appeal over the 2011/12 legal year. It records the work and performance of the Court of Appeal during that year and includes a short summary of the cases of note decided in that year.
Practice Note 4 of 2012: This note details changes to the process to appeals from Associate Judges to a Judge of the Trial Division
The ROGS report for 2011-2012 has been released. Access the report and Supreme Court media release on the Court Performance page.
The Court now publishes the efficiency and effectiveness of its administrative operations, with measures being updated every three months. The Key Performance Measures for the Supreme Court for the quarter October – December 2012 are now available.
Webstreaming of the closing submissions in the Great Southern Group Proceedings is scheduled to take place on the following dates: • Monday, 3 June 2013 – Third Parties (Messers Mews & Patrikeos) • Tuesday, 4 June 2013 – 11th & 12th Defendants (Messers Rhodes & Butlin) • Wednesday, 5 June 2013 – 8th Defendant (Mr Young) • Thursday, 6 June 2013 – 7th Defendant (Great Southern Managers Australia Ltd (in liq)) • Thursday, 6 June 2013 – 2nd to 5th Defendants (Bank Parties) • Tuesday, 11 June 2013 – 6th Defendant (Javelin Asset Management Pty Ltd) • Tuesday, 11 June 2013 to Thursday, 13 June 2013 – Plaintiffs • Friday, 14 June 2013 and Monday, 17 June 2013 – Reply oral submissions Webstreaming of the opening submissions for each of the parties in the Great Southern Group Proceedings has taken place and is available for viewing on the Supreme Court website (under “Quick Links”, click on “Video and Audio” > “Class Actions” > “Great Southern Proceedings”).
The Kilmore East bushfire trial will now be streaming from a private link which will be available to group members only. Group members in this proceeding are advised to contact Maurice Blackburn on 1800 99 55 70 for the private link and password if they wish to live stream the proceedings online from hereon.
These guidelines and application form provide a basis for the Court to determine when, and on what terms, it is appropriate for Supreme Court facilities to be used by external organisations.