The regional Circuit Court calendar lists all Court of Appeal, Civil and Criminal Division sittings dates scheduled for 2018. Please note, dates listed are subject to change. The Circuit Court sits in 12 regional districts of Victoria:

  • Ballarat
  • Bendigo
  • Geelong
  • Hamilton
  • Horsham
  • Latrobe Valley (Morwell)
  • Mildura
  • Sale
  • Shepparton
  • Wangaratta
  • Warrnambool
  • Wodonga

Circuit sittings calendar - 2018

Below is a list of the Court of Appeal, civil and criminal Trial Division circuits for 2018. These dates are subject to change and the dates listed for the first Shepparton circuit are subject to confirmation.

Court of Appeal
Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Bendigo 6 August 9 August
Common Law Division civil circuit
Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Bendigo 29 January 23 February
Latrobe Valley (Morwell) 19 February 2 March
Geelong 4 April 27 April
Warrnambool 23 April 18 May
Sale 7 May 25 May
Wangaratta 21 May 22 June
Mildura 16 July 17 August
Geelong 6 August 31 August
Horsham 30 May 17 August
Latrobe Valley (Morwell) 13 August 7 September
Bendigo 27 August 21 September
Shepparton 27 August 21 September
Hamilton 3 September 21 September
Ballarat 1 October 26 October
Warrnambool 1 October 26 October
Latrobe Valley (Morwell) 22 October 2 November
Wodonga 19 November 14 December
Criminal Division circuit
Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Geelong 29 January 2 March
Wangaratta 29 January 16 February
Bendigo 26 February 23 March
Horsham 26 February 16 March
Latrobe Valley (Morwell0 26 March 20 April
Ballarat 7 May 8 June
Shepparton 7 May 8 June
Hamilton
Note: nominal only, as the court does not have suitable custody facilities
2 July 20 July
Warrnambool 23 July 17 August
Geelong 20 August 14 September
Wodonga 27 August 21 September
Mildura 24 September 19 October
Bendigo 22 October 16 November
Ballarat 19 November 14 December
Contact details

Practitioners are encouraged to contact the Court with any questions in relation to circuit sittings. 

Court of Appeal circuits

For enquiries relating to Court of Appeal matters email: coaregistry@supcourt.vic.gov.au 

Common Law Division civil circuits

For enquiries relating to Common Law Division civil circuit matters email: civil.circuits@supcourt.vic.gov.au.

Criminal Division circuits

For enquiries relating to criminal listed matters email: criminaldivision@supcourt.vic.gov.au