HOW TO FILE DOCUMENTS WITH THE COURT

Documents for cases in the trial division of the Supreme Court of Victoria can be filed in the following ways:

COMMERCIAL COURT, COMMON LAW DIVISION AND COSTS COURT

PROBATE OFFICE

  • in person - visit the Supreme Court Registry at Level 2, 436 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
  • by mail 

CRIMINAL DIVISION

  • eFiling - From 29 January 2019, all documents to be filed in a proceeding in the Criminal Division must be efiled in RedCrest except for:
    • indictments;
    • trial and plea exhibits;
    • any documents relating to applications under the:
       
      • Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 (Cth);
      • Corrections Act 1986 (Vic);
      • Crime (Assumed Identities) Act 2004 (Vic);
      • Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011 (Vic);
      • Major Crime (Investigative Powers) Act 2004 (Vic);
      • Service and Execution of Process Act 1992 (Cth);
      • Surveillance Devices Act 1999 (Vic);
      • Terrorism (Community Protection) Act 2003 (Vic);
      • Witness Protection Act 1991 (Vic).

This includes proceedings initiated prior to 29 January 2019, which will remain as paper files.