From 4pm on Friday 29 March 2019, the CITEC platform previously used for electronic filing of documents in the Common Law Division, Costs Court and some Commercial Court matters will no longer be accessible. Prior to this date, we recommend that Court users ensure they have retained copies of documents filed in CITEC for their own ongoing reference. After the 29 March 2019, copies of documents previously filed in CITEC can be obtained by contacting the relevant Registry to search the Court file.
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
- eFiling - legal practitioners can eFile all court documents for civil cases using the Court's electronic filing and case management system, RedCrest
- in person - visit the Supreme Court Registry at Level 2, 436 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
- by mail
- eFiling - From 29 January 2019, all documents to be filed in a proceeding in the Criminal Division must be efiled in RedCrest except for:
- 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.