The Court calendar below provides the term dates for all court sittings in Melbourne for 2019 and 2020. These may be subject to change.

See our regional Circuit Court calendar for key sitting dates in regional Victoria.

Melbourne Sitting dates 2019

Term

Sittings begin

Sittings end

Term 1 29 January 2019 17 April 2019
Easter vacation 18 April 2019 23 April 2019
Term 2 24 April 2019 28 June 2019
Winter vacation 29 June 2019 14 July 2019
Term 3 15 July 2019 27 September 2019
Term 4 30 September 2019

20 December 2019

Melbourne sitting dates 2020

Term

Sittings begin

Sittings end

Term 1 28 January 2020 8 April 2020
Easter vacation 9 April 2020 14 April 2020
Term 2 15 April 2020 26 June 2020
Winter vacation 29 June 2020 10 July 2020
Term 3 13 July 2020 25 September 2020
Term 4

28 September 2020

18 December 2020

First day of Term 1 2021: Monday 1 February 2021