Supreme Court changes in response to COVID-19

To ensure the Court can continue to deliver core and vital services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Court has introduced a suite of changes to its processes and procedures.

See the changes in relation to the case management processes and procedures for this List.

Proceedings which should be initiated in the Judicial Review and Appeals List include:

  • Judicial review applications
  • Appeals from an order of the Magistrates' Court on a question of law
  • Appeals from an order of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) on a question of law
  • Appeals from an order of the Children's Court on a question of law
  • Referrals for determination of a question of law under the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

The Judicial Review and Appeals List does not include proceedings which fall within another specialist case management list of the Court. In particular:

Judges in charge

The Honourable Justice Cavanough
The Honourable Justice Ginnane

Please note

Users of the List should note important procedural changes from 1 May 2018.

Communications, including enquiries about directions and interlocutory applications, should be directed to whqvpvnyerivrj@fhcpbheg.ivp.tbi.nhua.vog.civ.truocpus@weiverlaiciduj

Any correspondence with the Court must be sent simultaneously to all other parties and must be confined to uncontroversial matters. Requests for legal or procedural advice will not be answered. For further information about communication with the Court, see para 6 of Practice Note SC Gen 4 "Custom and Protocol.

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