The Law Library of Victoria includes the combined resources of the Supreme Court, the County Court, the Magistrates' Court and VCAT. The Library is an integral resource for these courts as well as for the legal profession and the community.

Access to the collections varies depending on whether you are a judicial officer, member of the legal profession or member of the community. 

Find out more by visiting the Law Library of Victoria website. (External link)

Opening hours

The opening hours for the Supreme Court Library are Mondays - Thursdays 8.30AM - 6PM, and Fridays 8.30AM - 5PM.

Using the Library

The Law Library of Victoria maintains a comprehensive collection of legal resources (External link). All Library items are listed in the Library catalogue (External link).

Supreme Court judgments are available online and can be searched by the party name, citation, judge or date. For more information see judgments, sentences and summaries.

Library staff are able to provide general assistance (External link) for library users. We do not provide a legal research service. If you are representing yourself in legal proceedings you might like to contact the Self-represented Litigants Coordinator.

Photography

Visitors are permitted to take photographs (still images only) with hand held devices within the Supreme Court Library for personal use. Cameras may not be permitted to be brought into the Supreme Court precinct..

Photography is not permitted in any other Supreme Court areas.

If you post photographs to social media channels (such as Instagram, FaceBook or Twitter), the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Law Library of Victoria reserves the right to re-use your contribution in publications (such as annual reports) and on Supreme Court of Victoria or Law Library of Victoria websites or to “re-tweet” or “re-gram” via our social media channels.

Comments and reviews may be responded to, at the discretion of the Supreme Court of Victoria or Law Library of Victoria.

The Supreme Court of Victoria or the Law Library of Victoria reserves the right to delete inappropriate activity and to request photographs or comments be removed.

Contact details 

210 William Street
Melbourne  VIC  3000
Phone: 03 9603 6282
Email: llv@courts.vic.gov.au (External link)

More information: Law Library of Victoria website. (External link)