The Court calendar below provides the term dates for all court sittings in Melbourne for 2018 and 2019. These may be subject to change.

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

Melbourne sitting dates - 2018

Term

Sittings begin

Sittings end

Term 1 29 January 2018 28 March 2018
Easter vacation 29 March 2018 3 April 2018
Term 2 4 April 2018 29 June 2018
Winter vacation 2 July 2018 13 July 2018
Term 3 16 July 2018 28 September 2018
Term 4 1 October 2018 14 December 2018
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 13 December 2019 (TBC)