The Chief Justice, the President and the Judges of the Court of Appeal and Trial Division are called upon to speak from time to time upon various legal or associated topics. The following speeches and papers are made available to the legal profession and the general public.

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  1. 24 October 2018

    United Nations Day Lecture 2018, The New York Convention 1958 - Reflections and Predictions. Commentary by the Honourable Justice Croft on Chief Justice Allsop's speech in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the New York Convention n the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, Melbourne. 

  2. 25 August 2018

    Remarks by the Hon. Justice Mark Weinberg AO to the New South Wales Supreme Court Conference, Bowral.

  3. 24 August 2018

    Remarks of the Hon. Associate Justice Derham to the Law Institute of Victoria Property Law Conference, Melbourne, Friday, 24 August 2018

  4. 09 August 2018

    Remarks of the Hon. Justice Sifris at the Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Conference

  5. 24 May 2018

    Remarks by the Honourable Justice Pamela Tate at the Graduation ceremony, Monash University, Robert Blackwood Hall, Clayton Campus, Melbourne, Thursday 24 May 2018.

  6. 05 May 2018

    Remarks by Judicial Registrar Julie Clayton at the Australian Lawyers Alliance Victorian State Conference, Lorne, Victoria, on Saturday 5 May 2018.

  7. 16 April 2018
  8. 13 March 2018
    Remarks of the Honourable Associate Justice Ierodiaconou at the Industrial Bar CPD: Second Annual Employment Law Update Victorian Bar.
  9. 23 February 2018

    Remarks by the Honourable Justice Pamela Tate at the 2018 Constitutional Law Conference, Gilbert and Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW, Sydney.

  10. 23 November 2017

    Remarks by Judicial Registrar Julian Hetyey at the Law Institute of Victoria Future Focus Forum, Melbourne

  11. 15 November 2017

    Remarks by the Honourable Justice Greg Garde at the commemoration ceremony in Bendigo to honour four lawyers from that city who gave their lives in service of their country on the battlefields of Anzac and France during the Great War.

  12. 25 October 2017

    Commentary by the Honourable Justice Croft on Tim Castle’s draft United Nations Day Lecture 2017 paper delivered at the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia’s UN Day event, Melbourne.

  13. 16 October 2017

    A paper presented by the Hon. Justice Clyde Croft to the Arbitration Special Interest Group at the Resolution Institute, Melbourne, on Monday 16 October 2017.

  14. 12 October 2017
  15. 14 September 2017

    Remarks by the Hon. Justice Tate at the Farewell Breakfast for the Hon. Marilyn Warren AC, Chief Justice of Victoria, hosted by the Women Barristers’ Association and Victorian Women Lawyers, Melbourne.

  16. 09 September 2017
    A paper delivered by the Hon. Justice Mark Weinberg at the 40th anniversary of the Federal Court of Australia conference, Sydney.
  17. 16 August 2017

    Eulogy for the Hon. Rosemary Balmford AM delivered by the Hon. Justice Pamela Tate, on behalf of the Supreme Court of Victoria, on the occasion of her funeral service, Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne.

  18. 12 July 2017
  19. 07 July 2017
    Remarks by the Hon. Justice Vickery at the 2017 Australian Bar Association Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
  20. 30 March 2017

    Remarks of the Honourable Justice Hargrave, Principal Judge of the Commercial Court, Supreme Court of Victoria, at Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Melbourne, 30 March 2017.