2017
Court division Title Summary Date of publication Sort ascending
General SC GEN 13 Examinations De Bene Esse This Practice Note commenced on 30 January 2017. It was replaced by a revised version on 1 June 2017. 30/01/2017
Commercial Court SC CC 5 RedCrest This Practice Note commenced on 30 January 2017 and was replaced by a new version on 18 April 2017. 30/01/2017
Commercial Court SC CC 8 Oppressive conduct in the affairs of a company This Practice Note commenced on 30 January 2017 and was replaced by a revised version issued on 19 July 2017. 30/01/2017
Criminal Division SC CR 4 Sentencing hearings This Practice Note commenced on 30 January 2017 and was replaced with a revised version on 14 June 2017. The revised version takes effect from 1 July 2017. 30/01/2017
General Practice Note SC GEN 11 Costs Court This Practice Note commenced on 30 January 2017 and was replaced with a revised version on 27 June 2017. The revised version takes effect from 1 July 2017. 30/01/2017
2016
Court division Title Summary Date of publication Sort ascending
General Notice to the Profession - Management of matters in the Judicial Review and Appeals List The Supreme Court is introducing new case management procedures for matters in the Judicial Review and Appeals List ('JRAL'). This new approach will expedite the hearing and determination of applications for leave and appeals. As from 26 September 2016, the procedures outlined in Practice Note No 9 of 2015 should be read subject to this Notice. A revised Practice Note will be issued in early 2017. 20/09/2016
General Notice to the Profession - Proceedings in the Commercial Court Taxation List From 25 August 2016, Victorian Taxation Appeals are to be initiated and managed in the Commercial Court Taxation List. Similarly, any other proceeding in which a substantial issue is raised in respect of taxation, including taxation recovery and disputes with respect to goods and services tax (but excluding professional liability claims against tax professionals or advisors), are to be initiated and managed in the Commercial Court. The existing fee structure will, for present purposes, continue to apply.

Practitioners are encouraged to file all taxation proceedings in the Commercial Court Registry.
31/08/2016
General Practice Note No. 10 of 2016 Dust Diseases List This Practice Note replaces Practice Note No.2 of 2015 which is hereby revoked.

This Practice Note commences on 1 September 2016 and will apply to all proceedings commenced in the Dust Diseases List regardless of date of commencement.
31/08/2016
General Practice Note No. 9 of 2016 Personal Injuries List This Practice Note replaces Practice Note No. 3 of 2015 which is hereby revoked.

This Practice Note commences on 1 September 2016 and will apply to all proceedings commenced in the Personal Injuries List regardless of date of commencement.
31/08/2016
General Notice to the Profession - Specialist Lists 2016 Terms 2 and 3 - Judges in Charge List of Judges-in-Charge of the Specialist Lists for Terms 2 and 3 of 2016. 30/06/2016