The Supreme Court of Victoria is following State and Commonwealth government advice regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).
Last updated, Thursday 7 May 2020 at 10.50 am
Victoria has plans in place to manage and control the risks of new infectious diseases like coronavirus (COVID-19) and these plans are being reviewed and amended as further information emerges.
If you have been impacted by coronavirus, and you are required to attend court soon, please notify the Prothonotary by emailing email@example.com@yratonohtorp as soon as possible to discuss the options available to you.
The Court will continue to update any advice and information as we receive it.
For further information and guidance, please visit the DHHS page:
Latest updates from the Court
7 May 2020 - Electronic court books for virtual courtrooms
6 May 2020 - Orders admitting new lawyers to practise
1 May 2020 - Information about accessing virtual hearings
23 April 2020 - Orders admitting new lawyers to practise
17 April 2020 - Guidance for criminal proceedings affected by coronavirus
17 April 2020 - Orders admitting new lawyers to practise
16 April 2020 - Notice to the Profession - Practice Court (Common Law)
15 April 2020 - Guidance for civil proceedings affected by coronavirus
14 April 2020 - Orders admitting new lawyers to practise
09 April 2020 - Information about Virtual Hearings at the Court
07 April 2020 - Temporary changes to the Winding Up List
06 April 2020 - Updates to regional court work and circuit sittings
03 April 2020 - Orders admitting new lawyers to practise
31 March 2020 - Registry services updates
31 March 2020 - Orders admitting new lawyers to practise
31 March 2020 - Managing Crimes Mental Impairment Applications during COVID-19
30 March 2020 - Advice on temporary changes to Costs Court practice
30 March 2020 - Changes to the Probate Office
26 March 2020 - Common Law Division changes in response to COVID-19
25 March 2020 - Fast-tracking homicide matters into the Supreme Court
20 March 2020 - Supreme Court changes in response to COVID-19
20 March 2020 - Statement from the Chief Justice of Victoria
18 March 2020 - Court user survey postponed
16 March 2020 - Statement from the Chief Justice of Victoria
16 March 2020 - Admission ceremonies suspended
15 March 2020 - New jury trials suspended from Monday, 16 March