The Supreme Court of Victoria is following State and Commonwealth government advice regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Last updated, Tuesday 31 March 2020 at 6.00 pm

General information

Victoria has plans in place to manage and control the risks of new infectious diseases like COVID-19 and these plans are being reviewed and amended as further information emerges.

If you have been impacted by COVID-19, and you are required to attend court soon, please notify the Prothonotary by emailing  cebgubabgnel@fhcpbheg.ivp.tbi.nhua.vog.civ.truocpus@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

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.

Published on 20 March 2020