The Supreme Court of Victoria has two parts - Trial Division and Court of Appeal .

Trial Division hears appeals against civil decisions made by:

  •   an associate judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Court of Appeal hears appeals against civil decisions made by:

  •  an associate judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, if they were referred certain powers by a Trial Division judge.

If it is not obvious which of the above applies, from the Court orders made in your original proceeding, contact the Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator who can check on the Court’s internal systems.

For appeals heard in the Trial Division read our guide: Appealing a decision made by an associate judge.

For appeals heard in the Court of Appeal read our guide: Representing yourself in a Court of Appeal civil proceeding.

These guides have information on:

  • what it means to represent yourself in a court proceeding
  • court fees that apply
  • stages in the process and what you do at each stage
  • forms you need to complete
  • documents you need to provide
  • where to get more information and support.