Supreme Court of Victoria
The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in the state. Established under s. 75 of the Constitution Act 1975, it comprises the Trial Division and Court of Appeal.
County Court of Victoria
The County Court is an intermediate trial court, with both civil and criminal jurisdictions. It is above the Magistrates' Court and below the Supreme Court in the Victorian courts hierarchy.
Magistrates' Court of Victoria
The Magistrates' Court is the busiest court, handling approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victoria's courts. It sits at 52 different locations state-wide.
Children's Court of Victoria
The Children's Court of Victoria is a specialist court with jurisdiction to hear and determine cases involving children and young people, including criminal and child protection matters.
Coroners Court of Victoria
The Coroners Court of Victoria is a specialist court established to investigate certain types of deaths and fires. The purpose of these investigations is to consider ways that similar deaths and fires can be prevented in the future.
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
VCAT is a one-stop shop that deals with a range of disputes. It consists of civil, administrative, human rights. planning and development, and residential tenancies divisions.
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
55 King Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)
VOCAT was established by the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 to provide financial assistance to victims of violent crime committed in Victoria.
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