Information about recent coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions that apply to the Supreme Court of Victoria.
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Last updated 12 February 2021
At the Supreme Court, physical attendance for hearings will be limited to urgent or priority matters as determined by the Chief Justice.
Please see Judicial Support Contacts to contact the chambers of the presiding judicial officer regarding the arrangements in individual matters or contact Registry on 8600 2000.
COVID-Safety measures remain in place across all buildings for any on site attendances that are authorised. Public entrances will be open. QR recording systems remain in place at each building’s security screening area.
Face masks will be required to be worn in all Supreme Court of Victoria (SCV) buildings, subject to the exemptions. Masks can be provided at the security screening point if required.
The Court will be continuing to encourage attendance at a Supreme Court Registry or the Probate Office by appointment. Please telephone the Registry Services team or the Probate Office to discuss possible alternatives to in person attendance or to make an appointment. The Registry Services team and Probate Office can be contacted on 8600 2000.
If you are subject to a requirement to isolate, feel unwell or have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), however mild, do not attend at Court and notify the Registry by calling the Prothonotary on 03 8600 2023 or emailing prothonotary @supcourt.vic.gov.au.