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MCV’s online family violence intervention order application form has been awarded gold at the 2020 Australian Good Design Awards. The form was recognised for its innovation and design in the social…
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Under Victorian law, there are restrictions on publishing information that could identify a victim of a sexual offence. These provisions are found in the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958, which…
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For information relating to your type of matter visit our COVID-19 FAQs. Joint statement on the easing of Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of…
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Following the latest directions from the Chief Health Officer, the Magistrates' Court of Victoria must keep records of all people who enter court buildings for longer than 15 minutes. Anyone who…
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For information relating to your type of matter visit our COVID-19 FAQs. Joint statement from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Anne Ferguson, on behalf of the Victorian courts…
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Answers to frequently asked questions from people coming to court, from people affected by family violence, from lawyers and from police.   Information for people coming to court Is my local…
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Victoria’s courts and VCAT continue to adapt with the rest of the community to the additional public health measures put in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Physical attendance…
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The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria can confirm that two staff members have tested positive to coronavirus: one at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court and one at Heidelberg Magistrates’ Court.  The staff…
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A message from Chief Magistrate Judge Lisa Hannan: Justice has not changed, just the mode of delivery.   I would like to commence by acknowledging the difficult circumstances we are all facing. As…
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The health and safety of judicial officers, staff, and court users remains of the highest priority as Victoria faces increasing community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19).  Based on current…
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