The Court adapts its operations in line with public health advice in response to COVID-19. Read the latest updates.
When visiting the Court, you must follow certain standards of behaviour. Read our guide around courtroom conduct.
Seating is provided in the public gallery, which is usually located at the back of the courtroom.
Wheelchair access to the Court is available via the laneway gate on Lonsdale Street, between the Trial Division and Court of Appeal buildings.
More information about Court security and support services.
If you're a member of the media and you wish to cover a Court matter visit our Media Centre.
General information about the Court
The Supreme Court of Victoria: The highest court in Victoria brochure is available to download.
How can I find out which cases are being heard?
The daily hearing list provides a list of all Supreme Court matters that are being heard each day.
We hear cases in Melbourne as well as in regional areas. Our Melbourne Court calendar and regional Circuit Court calendar list all our upcoming sitting dates.
You can also get information about sittings from the information desk, located at the entrance at 210 William Street, between 9am and 11am.
There are touch screens throughout the building that can be used to find information about court sittings.
Education program for VCE students
The Supreme Court runs an education program for VCE students, which aligns with the VCE Legal Studies curriculum. Students learn about the court and its processes, and have the opportunity to observe a court case in progress. The maximum number of places on each program is 25.
The Court runs history and heritage tours of the Court. Join a tour and explore the magnificent heritage listed 1880s building, including the library, and learn about the Court and its history. Tour dates and information about bookings is available via the online booking system on Eventbrite.
Bookings are essential and can only be made through the online booking facility.
The Court also runs tours for the public during the year: in Law Week in May, Open House Melbourne in July, and during History Week in October. Information about our participation in these events is made available in the news page of our website and through our social media channels.