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Regional Circuit Court calendar

The regional Circuit Court calendar lists all Civil and Criminal Division sittings dates scheduled for 2017. Dates for 2018 will be published once scheduled. Please note, dates listed are subject to change. The Circuit Court sits in 12 regional districts of Victoria:

  • Ballarat
  • Mildura
  • Bendigo
  • Sale
  • Geelong
  • Shepparton
  • Hamilton
  • Wangaratta
  • Horsham
  • Warrnambool
  • Latrobe Valley (Morwell)
  • Wodonga

Circuit sittings calendar – 2017

Below is a list of the criminal and civil circuit sittings for 2017. These dates are subject to change.

Civil circuit

Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Bendigo 31 January 24 February
Latrobe Valley (Morwell) 20 February 3 March
Geelong 14 March 7 April
Warrnambool 24 April 19 May
Sale 8 May 26 May
Shepparton / Wangaratta (held at Wangaratta)
Note: no sittings at Shepparton in 2017 due to court redevelopment
22 May 23 June
Mildura 17 July 11 August
Geelong 31 July 25 August
Horsham 31 July 18 August
Latrobe Valley (Morwell) 14 August 8 September
Bendigo 28 August 22 September
Hamilton 4 September 22 September
Ballarat 25 September 20 October
Warrnambool 25 September 20 October
Latrobe Valley (Morwell) 23 October 3 November
Wodonga 20 November 15 December

Criminal circuit

Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Geelong 6 February 17 March
Wangaratta 6 February 24 February
Bendigo 14 March 12 April
Horsham 20 March 7 April
Latrobe Valley (Morwell0 17 April 12 May
Ballarat 29 May 30 June
Sale 5 June 30 June
Hamilton
Note: nominal only, as the court does not have suitable custody facilities
3 July 21 July
Warrnambool 24 July 18 August
Geelong 21 August 15 September
Wodonga 28 August 22 September
Mildura 25 September 20 October
Bendigo 23 October 17 November
Ballarat 20 November 15 December

Contact details

Practitioners are encouraged to contact the Court with any questions in relation to circuit sittings. 

Civil circuits

For enquiries relating to civil matters contact Carla Stephens, Registry Lawyer via email, carla.stephens@supcourt.vic.gov.au or phone (03) 9603 9391.

Criminal circuits

For enquiries relating to criminal listed matters email: criminaldivision@supremecourt.vic.gov.au

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