The regional Circuit Court calendar lists all Court of Appeal , Civil and Criminal Division sittings dates scheduled for 2019. 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 - 2019

Below is a list of the Court of Appeal, civil and criminal Trial Division circuits for 2019. These dates are subject to change.

Court of Appeal

 2019

Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Mildura 28 August 30 August

Common Law Division civil circuit

2019 

Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Ballarat 29 July 23 August
Horsham 29 July 16 August
Latrobe Valley (Morwell) 12 August 6 September
Geelong 26 August 20 September
Shepparton 26 August 20 September
Hamilton 2 September 20 September
Bendigo 7 October 1 November
Warrnambool 21 October 15 November
Wodonga 18 November 13 December

Criminal Division circuit

Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Hamilton
Note: nominal only, as the court does not have suitable custody facilities
29 July 23 August
Wodonga 26 August 20 September
Geelong 26 August 20 September
Ballarat 23 September 18 October
Sale 21 October 22 November
Bendigo 28 October 22 November
Wangaratta 25 November 20 December

Circuit sittings calendar - 2020

Below is a list of the Court of Appeal, civil and criminal Trial Division circuits for 2020. These dates are subject to change.

Court of Appeal

 2020

Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Latrobe Valley 11 March 13 March
Ballarat 20 May 22 May
Horsham 6 May 8 May
Wodonga 22 July 24 July
Geelong 16 September 18 September
Shepparton 18 November 20 November

Common Law Division civil circuit

2020 

Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Shepparton 28 January 21 February
Latrobe Valley 10 February 6 March
Geelong 17 February 13 March
Bendigo 9 March 3 April
Warrnambool 20 April 15 May
Sale 4 May 22 May
Wangaratta 18 May 12 June
Mildura 1 June 26 June
Ballarat 13 July 7 August
Horsham 27 July 14 August
Latrobe Valley 27 July 21 August
Shepparton 24 August 18 September
Geelong 24 August 11 September
Hamilton 31 August 18 September
Bendigo 5 October 30 October
Warrnambool 26 October 20 November
Wodonga 23 November 18 December

Criminal Division circuit

Circuit Sittings begin Sittings end
Mildura 27 January 21 February
Bendigo 10 February 6 March
Wangaratta 17 February 20 March
Geelong 9 March 3 April
Wodonga 9 March 27 March
Latrobe Valley 16 March 3 April
Ballarat 20 April 15 May
Warrnambool 27 April 22 May
Horsham 11 May 5 June
Shepparton 25 May 26 June
Mildura 13 June 7 August
Wangaratta 27 June 21 August
Wodonga 27 June 21 August
Bendigo 24 August 18 September
Geelong 21 September 16 October
Latrobe Valley 21 September 16 October
Ballarat 19 October 13 November
Shepparton 23 November 18 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: pbnertvfgel@fhcpbheg.ivp.tbi.nhua.vog.civ.truocpus@yrtsigeraoc  

Common Law Division civil circuits

For enquiries relating to Common Law Division civil circuit matters email: pvivy.pvephvgf@fhcpbheg.ivp.tbi.nhua.vog.civ.truocpus@stiucric.livic .

Criminal Division circuits

For enquiries relating to criminal listed matters email: pevzvanyqvivfvba@fhcerzrpbheg.ivp.tbi.nhua.vog.civ.truocemerpus@noisividlanimirccriminaldivision@supcourt.vic.gov.au